What Does Nerve Pain Feel Like?
Nerve symptoms and pain can present as burning, aching, tingling, or numbness sensation in the impacted area of your body. For most, nerve pain is the most excruciating pain ever felt — some complaints of mild and intermittent symptoms. Regardless of the severity of symptoms, nerve-related issues need targeted corrective care. Restorative care is possible when the root causes are addressed or treated. The actual cause of pain or symptoms can vary. Regardless of the reason, target non-surgical methods of care can address and treat issues that lead to a nerve disorder. This article will focus on the most common causes of nerve pain in your neuro-musculoskeletal systems (muscles, ligaments, joints, and nervous systems). We will provide brief answers as well as the therapy options you need for a healthier life.
Nerve Pain Is A Neurological Disorder
Nerve disorder is a common neurological condition linked to a sudden traumatic event, like a slip or a fall, a car accident, or a sports injury. It may also result from poor posture, prolonged sitting, obesity, and diabetes.
“Neuropathy” is a general term used to describe nervous diseases or neurological damage. There are over 100 conditions that cause neuropathic pain symptoms. Some are far more common than others, and a few are far more severe. Common signs of neuropathy or neuropathic pain (nerve pain) are limited to the extremities (legs, ankles, feet, toes, arms, wrists, hands, or fingers).
Common signs of nerve damage include limited motion, pain, numbness or tingling, headaches, migraines, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and fatigue. Now that we have covered some basics on nerve pain (neuropathic pain), let’s look at the common conditions that cause it.
The Aching Pinched Nerve
Pinched nerve results when nearby tissues, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, spinal discs, or joints compress or irritate the nerve. Nerves are delicate and susceptible tissues. The slightest pressure on a nerve leads to irritation and nerve damage. Prolonged impingement of a nerve can lead to permanent nerve damage. In essence, a pinched nerve is a neurological disorder needing urgent repair. Common conditions caused by a pinched nerve include sciatica, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, and misaligned spinal bones.
An Aching Weak leg, Sciatica Nerve & Sciatica
Sciatica is a painful condition that causes shooting or radiating aches down one or both legs. Symptoms of sciatic nerve dominate along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve emerges from the lower back and runs down the leg, ending at the feet. Nerve disorders such as leg pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness result from sciatic nerve impingement or compression. If you suffer from leg pain or numbness, or tingling in your thighs or leg, you need focused treatments that identify and repair damaged areas.
Chiropractic and physiotherapy treatment for sciatic nerve pain can help if the center providing it is good. If you want the best sciatic nerve pain treatment in Malaysia, visit a Chiropractic Specialty Center® near you. Our advanced methodology and therapy technology is superior to competing centers. We get you better faster!
Sciatica is the most common source of nerve symptoms. Leg pain and sciatica happen when the backbone’s vertebrae are misaligned or if you have a slipped disc. Nerve sciatica issues may also come about from muscular spasms of the gluteus muscles, piriformis muscle, or the hamstrings.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, is a common nerve-related disorder that causes numbness, tingling, burning sensations, and discomfort in the hand, wrist, or arm. It occurs with compression, damage, or irritation of the wrist’s median nerve before the nerve enters that hand. The median nerve is the main nerve that controls the function of the wrist, hand, and fingers. Prolonged or neglected carpal tunnel conditions can weaken the hands and permanent damage, such as paralysis.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
The thoracic outlet is a narrow passageway in the lower neck for nerves (brachial plexus) and blood vessels. It is located between the first rib and the collar bone (clavicle). In thoracic outlet syndrome, one or more nerves of the brachial plexus or blood vessels are compressed.
The brachial plexus is a collection of nerves that emerge from the mid and lower neck to control all movements, sensations, and every cell in the shoulders, arms, elbows, wrists, and fingers. These nerves pass through the thoracic outlet before entering the upper extremities.
Compression of these nerves at the thoracic outlet causes pain in the chest, arms, upper back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and fingers. Thoracic outlet syndrome or TOS is a known cause of nerve pain. TOS or Thoracic outlet syndrome occurs with the impingement of nerves and vessels near the neck, at the space between your first rib and collarbone. A thoracic outlet nerve pain can also occur due to muscle tissues in the neck and chest area. As such, it is essential to get a thorough assessment to identify the source of pain. Thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms include pain, numbness, tingling, burning sensations, or weakness in shoulders, arms, wrists, or hands.
Slip-Disc & Nerve Pain
Nerve pain is a common by-product of a slipped disc. Slip disc is the term given to tears and slippage of spinal discs. Herniated and bulging disc (Slip disc) is a common synonym for slipped disc, bulging disc, or herniated disc. The neck and lower back are the most common sites for slip- disc (slipped disc). A slipped disc (slip- disc) in the neck or the lower back impinges nerves and other tissues. The compressive nature of a slip-disc (bulging disc or herniated disc) is the culprit for nerve pain and other nerve-related symptoms (numbness, tingling, burning, or weakness).
To relieve slip-disc-related nerve pain, you need slip-disc-specific treatment. NSD Therapy® is the best treatment for a slipped disc and nerve pain that results from a slipped disc. Chiropractic Specialty Cetner® is the only center in Malaysia authorized for NSD Therapy®. Learn how NSD Therapy® helps in reclaiming your life from slip disc, nerve pain, and sciatica.
Opt For The Best Clinical Non-Surgical Nerve Pain Treatment
Nerve pain occurs if there is a compression of the nerve. Identifying the involved nerve and compressing tissue (tissue that compressed or pinched the nerve) is vital to recovery. Our center has an expert team for nerve pain treatment through our chiropractors and physiotherapists’ combined efforts. Nerve pain treatments require specialized therapy devices and advanced methodology. Our clinical teams’ knowledge of nerves, nerve pain, and specialized skills needed to treat nerve damage or disorders is second to none in Malaysia.
When you visit our center, one of our chiropractors will thoroughly assess your muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and related tissues and structures to identify the cause of your nerve pain. Rest assured, we have the best chiropractors in Malaysia. However, it is not just our chiropractors but also our physiotherapists who are amongst Malaysia’s best.
You will receive thorough neurological and orthopedic assessments to determine the root cause of your symptoms. Neurological and orthopedic testing helps narrow down the actual cause of your neuropathic pain (nerve issue or disorder). Your corrective treatment for nerve pain starts after the establishment of an accurate diagnosis.
Our nerve pain treatment is through the advanced methodologies of corrective chiropractic, clinical physiotherapy, and breakthrough therapy devices or technology. If you suffer from nerve pain, we are your best hope. Our methods and technology have proven effective in the nerve pain treatments of thousands in Malaysia.