Sometimes the cause of pain in the body is easy to identify. Other times, the cause of symptoms could originate somewhere seemingly unrelated. This is the case with a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome.
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For those who have experienced it, sciatic nerve pain is hard to forget. The lower back pain associated with sciatica can be debilitating, and radiating pain from sciatica can affect a large portion of the body.
At NewSouth NeuroSpine we want to highlight National Neuropathy Awareness Week so you can be informed about this leading cause of disability in the United States.
Slightly different from a regular, run of the mill headache, a migraine is actually a neurological condition that not only appears with blinding headaches but other debilitating symptoms as well, such as nausea and vomiting.
Without even realizing it, you may have experienced trauma in your elbow. Because you were unaware of the initial injury, you continually use your arm in a way that causes tension in your elbow joint. Over time, you can experience nerve damage...
In order for a pinched nerve to recover, it does require care and treatment, but the good news is, most cases of cervical radiculopathy respond well to non-invasive treatment, so you don’t have to go on living in pain.
The brain is made up of a series of complicated folds, neurons, tissues, and various regions that are all responsible for different functions. So when you begin to experience adverse symptoms related to sight, headaches, nausea, speech, or motor skills, it could be a benign tumor called a meningioma.
Your muscles are sore, your energy is waning, and you’re just tired. But what if it’s more than fatigue? What if your muscles are weak as a result of a deeper issue? Find out what signs point to muscular weakness and what you can do about it.
Peripheral neuropathy, often just referred to as “neuropathy,” affects 20,000,000 people in America. That’s 1 in 15 people. Those suffering from this disease are constantly aware of their pain. So this week—National Neuropathy Awareness Week—it’s time for us to become more aware.
Weighing about three pounds, the human brain serves as the command center for our nervous system. Every second, the neurons in our brain are making 500 trillion connections allowing us to have mental processes that affect our thinking, reasoning, perception, emotions, sensations, learning, and memory.