NEUROPATHIC PAIN

neuropathic pain is hard to treat
many neurons run through the spine as well

neuropathic pain

Unfortunately, the cause of neuropathic pain cannot always be determined or reversed. In these cases treatment may allow nerves to heal gradually, easing the pain. When medical care for the pain is delayed, the pain can be more difficult to manage, requiring more aggressive treatment.

Pain usually occurs when the nerves relay a pain signal following an injury or damage somewhere in the body. Neuropathic pain—also called nerve pain—is different, resulting from damage to the nerves themselves.

Uncovering the cause of nerve damage is the first step in treating neuropathic pain. Factors that often cause or contribute to neuropathic pain include:

Cancer,Compression of a nerve or nerves,Diabetes,Excessive alcohol use,Exposure to medication-related or other toxins, Hormonal disorders, Immune system disorders,Infections,Vitamin deficiencie

RELIEF OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN SYMPTOMS TAKE PRIORITY

If no cause of neuropathic pain is found—or if the cause cannot be eliminated or reversed—treatment emphasizes relief of symptoms and strategies to improve daily functioning. There is no single treatment to cure or prevent neuropathic pain.

Early treatment is important to treat the symptoms, however. Receiving care as soon as possible may help prevent or lessen problems that often accompany neuropathy, such as depression, sleeplessness, and diminished functioning.

COMMON TREATMENT’S TARGET CAUSES

Neuropathy takes many forms, and the treatments for neuropathic pain are varied as well. Following are three common causes and treatments for neuropathic pain: Multiple malfunctions, When peripheral nerves in more than one part of the body malfunction at the same time, the condition is called polyneuropathy. Diabetes is the most common etiology—or cause—of polyneuropathy.

Treating the underlying issue may stabilize the condition, reducing symptoms. This could involve better blood sugar control in people with diabetic neuropathy to reduce symptoms and prevent additional damage to the nerves. If a vitamin deficiency is causing the pain, changes in diet or supplementation will typically be recommended.

Nerve compression. Nerves can be compressed at any point, leading to pain. The pressure could be from a herniated disc, a trapped median nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome, or other causes. Decompression surgery releases the pressure on the nerve, relieving the pain.1 This treatment is typically effective when a small number of nerves are affected, but not when nerves over a wide area are compressed.

Injury to a nerve. The immediate area of injury as well as nearby areas can be affected when a nerve is injured due to a sudden impact. Neuropathic pain caused by an injury to a nerve may improve with time. Having the injury checked by a doctor is advised, however, to avoid the risk of further damage.

 

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hello , my name is mike I live in RI and been here my whole life never really ventured out other than a few state's like Maine,Texas,mass,conn,new jersey, Chicago that about it, I started tinkering around with small engines and just figure out how they come apart go back together and try to understand how they work. well it turn's from weed wacker's to lawn mower's to mini bike's then dirt bike's to on and off road motorcycle's then car engine's eventually truck's and diesel tow truck's, learned how to paint car's, so after wanting to get out of the fixing vehicles I moved on to learning about construction. started out as a laborer then apprentice to carpenter then finish carpenter, eventually I ended up with a good wood working company working to be better all the time and improve are skill's and ability to be the best. I was considered a perfectionist but really I was just doing whatever it took to make my work perfect like the way I'd want it if I was paying $50hr sometimes, just wanting the home owner to feel respect for their home and project. well I was the hardest worker out there put 125% in all the time and I'm not kidding I'd run circles around people but that did not get me anywhere yeah people knew me as a hard worker but that went down the drain in 2016 when I injured my back lifting 75-100lb garbage bag's down 3 flight's of stair's into a 30yd dumpster, ended up having a protruding disc pushing on the nerve which would lead me to surgery after that didn't help a reprovision surgery was done. I'm still having problem's everyday and the Doctor's want to put hardware in my spine screw's and a titanium cage to help keep the disc from pushing on the nerve and stop that from recurring, so I wanted to try and help other's in their own pain battle, thanks ,mike

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