Radiculopathy is a painful condition felt in the upper or lower extremities due to compression of the spinal nerves. When the nerves in the spine are tightened, or squished, they become inflamed and irritated, causing shooting pain down the legs or arms.
Main causes for radiculopathy include:
The symptoms of radiculopathy can severely alter your quality of life. Symptoms of pain down the legs or arms, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the extremities are very common.
Our spine specialists are committed to providing you with the care you deserve. Persistent radiculopathy can limit ones daily activities and continuously aggravate the vertebral discs in your spine. After evaluating you, your spine specialist will provide a thoughtful treatment plan to best suit you. At the Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as:
Your customized treatment for radiculopathy will be presented by your Spine Care Center provider in Virginia.