brachialgia


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brachialgia

 [bra″ke-al´jah]
pain in the arm.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bra·chi·al·gi·a

(brā'kē-al'jē-ă),
Pain in the arm.
[L. brachium, arm, + algos, pain]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bra·chi·al·gi·a

(brā'kē-al'jē-ă)
Pain in the arm.
[L. brachium, arm, + algos, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The patients presented with following signs and symptoms: axial neckache, brachialgia, myelopathy, and poor hand grip/numbness.
In patients with brachialgia, total improvement was seen but in the patients who were complaining of axial neck pain, 3(2.01%)of the them continued to complain of pain.
In patients symptoms of brachialgia and axial neck pain completely resolved.
Brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna can be relieved by "wet cupping"--results of a randomised pilot study.
Many studies have shown that cupping therapy can relieve pains such as headache, low back pain, brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna, carpal tunnel syndrome, and cervicalgia.
(1) ((((((((((cervical radiculopathy [Title/Abstract]) OR cervical spondylotic radiculopathy [Title/Abstract]) OR nerve-root-type cervical spondylosis [Title/ Abstract]) OR cervicobrachial pain [Title/Abstract]) OR cervicobrachialgia [Title/Abstract]) OR (neck [Title/Abstract] AND arm pain [Title/Abstract])) OR brachialgia [Title/Abstract]) OR brachial neuralgia [Title/Abstract]) OR brachial plexus neuropath* [Title/Abstract]) OR neck pain with radiculopathy [Title/Abstract]) OR neck disorder with radiculopathy [Title/Abstract]
Brachialgia or upper limb pain can be due to pathologies of the joints, soft tissue and to referred pain from nerve compression.
* A careful history, examination and, when appropriate, special investigations, are required to differentiate between the causes of brachialgia.
Although many interventions have been investigated, previous systematic reviews (Binder 2005, Gross et al 2007, Hurwitz et al 2008) have investigated a diverse group of conditions additional to non-specific neck pain including radiculopathy, whiplash, and conditions that commonly, though not necessarily, have concomitant neck pain (eg headache, dizziness, brachialgia, back pain, and shoulder pain).