discopathy

dis·cop·a·thy

(dis-kop'ă-thē),
Disease of a disk, particularly of an invertebral disc.
[disco- + G. pathos, disease]

discopathy

/dis·cop·a·thy/ (dis-kop´ah-the) any disease of an intervertebral disk.

dis·cop·a·thy

(dis-kop'ă-thē)
Disease of a disc, particularly of an invertebral disc.
[disco- + G. pathos, disease]
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Exclusion criteria were the following: the presence of symptoms for more than a year, acute findings, a history of steroid injections or physical therapy, systemic disease, a two-point discrimination distance of greater than 6 mm, the presence of thenar atrophy, more proximal complex neuropathy, cervical discopathy, cervical Da Costa's syndrome, shoulder, elbow, wrist, or finger problems (frozen shoulder, epicondylitis, cubital tunnel syndrome, history of wrist fracture, trigger finger), the presence of a pacemaker, and other etiological causes leading to CTS, e.
I had terrible back pain and suffered from lumbar discopathy.
Physical exercise in treatment of patients with lumbar discopathy.
The causes of medical evacuation were injuries due to traffic accidents (19 cases), mental health disorders and/ or alcoholism (11 cases), gastric ulcers (3 cases), AIDS (2 cases), discopathy of the spine (2 cases), tuberculosis, salmonellosis, otitis and inflammation of the mastoid bone, epilepsy, type I diabetes, pancreatitis, benign spinal cord tumor, Hodgkin's lymphoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.
PHILADELPHIA -- A pneumatic vest was more effective than a conventional back brace for relieving back and leg pain in patients with discopathy in a controlled study with 36 patients followed for 1 year.
The study began with 62 eligible patients, aged 21-55 years, who had back pain and radiating leg pain secondary to discopathy despite 4 weeks of standard, conservative treatment.
Those who did best with the arthroplasty were patients who had a single discopathy and had not undergone previous spine surgery (Eur.
Other factors which prevented participation fresh wounds, serious heart and/or vascular disease, wearing a pacemaker, recent hip or knee replacement, acute hernia, discopathy, spondylolysis, diabetes (type 1 or 2), epilepsy, tumors, and acute migraine.
The patient was pre-diagnosed with cervical discopathy and an image accordant with spondylodiscitis was detected on cervical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Preliminary data strongly suggests that the Orthotrac(R) therapeutic method has the potential of providing significant symptomatic relief for discopathy patients while allowing them to retain functionality.