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Related to radiculopathy: Lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy

radiculopathy

 [rah-dik″u-lop´ah-the]
disease of the nerve roots.
spondylotic caudal radiculopathy compression of the cauda equina due to encroachment upon a congenitally small spinal canal by spondylosis, resulting in neural disorders of the lower limbs.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ra-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē),
Disorder of the spinal nerve roots.
Synonym(s): radiculitis
[radiculo- + G. pathos, suffering]

radiculopathy

/ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy/ (rah-dik″u-lop´ah-the) disease of the nerve roots.
spondylotic caudal radiculopathy  compression of the cauda equina due to encroachment upon a congenitally small spinal canal by spondylosis, resulting in neural disorders of the lower limbs.

radiculopathy

[rədik′yəlop′əthē]
Etymology: L, radix, root; Gk, pathos, disease
a disease involving a spinal nerve root.

radiculopathy

Neurology A spinal nerve root dysfunction characterized by back pain and nerve root irritation Etiology Nucleus pulposus herniates through a weakened part of the intervertebral disk. See Cervical radiculopathy, Herniated disk.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ră-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē)
Disorder of the spinal nerve roots.
Synonym(s): radiculitis.
[radiculo- + G. pathos, suffering]

Radiculopathy

Sometimes referred to as a pinched nerve, it refers to compression of the nerve root-the part of a nerve between vertebrae. This compression causes pain to be perceived in areas to which the nerve leads.

radiculopathy (r·diˈ·ky·lˑ·p·thē),

n a form of acupuncture similar to segmental and trigger point acupuncture techniques, in which intramuscular stimulation is used to relieve muscles and viscera of supersensitivity. See also intramuscular stimulation and supersensitivity.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ră-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē)
Disorder of spinal nerve roots.

radiculopathy

disease of the nerve roots.

spondylotic caudal radiculopathy
compression of the cauda equina due to encroachment upon a congenitally small spinal canal by spondylosis, resulting in neural disorders of the lower limbs. See also lumbosacral stenosis.
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A combination of therapeutic ultrasound, infrared radiation, and an exercise program for the correction of forward head posture was used in a randomized controlled trial (Jadad score: 4) in patients with cervical spondylotic radiculopathy, where the group with the exercise program showed significantly better reduction in pain and improvement in electrophysiologic parameters.
without radiculopathy and graded as 3 out of 10) have been reported during this time.
In our study out of 63 diabetic patients, 3 had lumbosacral radiculopathy, which shows relatively higher frequency in our study.
TABLE Recommendations from the ACP/APS guidelines for low back pain (1) Conduct a focused history and exam to place patients into 1 of 3 broad categories: nonspecific LBP, LBP potentially associated with radiculopathy or spinal stenosis, or LBP associated with another specific cause (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B).
Cervical radiculopathy is an important subset of neck disorders, although less widespread than the common neck pain.
The differential diagnosis should include lumbar radiculopathy, post-traumatic intraneural hemorrhage, and nerve compression near the tendinous arch located at the fibular insertion of the peroneal longus due to muscle and nerve tumors, including schwannoma, neurofibroma, sarcoma, and myxoma.
The differential diagnosis of shoulder pain includes rotator cuff disorders, acromioclavicular osteoarthritis, and cervical radiculopathy from degenerative spondylosis.
He was complaining of severe back pain and left leg radiculopathy and numbness.
His blood laboratory test was normal and in electrodiagnostic study, a moderate degree of left L5 radiculopathy was reported.
It is appropriate for your doctor to schedule an MRI to evaluate persistent pain, radiculopathy or spinal stenosis only when you are being considered for surgery or epidural steroid injection.
Its DTRAX platform of cervical devices are used to provide indirect decompression and fusion in patients suffering from cervical radiculopathy secondary to degenerative disc disease.