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Nerve Entrapment

nerve-entrapment-2-300x199Nerve entrapment pinched due to some physiological abnormalities. This can be due to direct trauma, metabolic disease, overuse, tendonitis or soft tissue mass.

The symptoms of nerve entrapment cause numbness, shooting pain, burning sensation, weakness and no movement in sever chronic conditions.

Diagnosis is made based a through medical history and clinical examination. Diagnostic studies can include MRI, NCV, EMG and ultra sound.

Treatment includes conservative therapy. This includes immobilization, injection, physical therapy, topical creams, control of the underlying disease. In chronic cases surgery maybe indicated.

Any medical or health advice provided will be approved by a medically-trained and qualified professional unless a clear statement otherwise. The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between patient and physician. Consult with your physician regarding a proper treatment plan for you.

The team at My Foot Clinic are highly trained and widely recognized as the best podiatrist in and around Reseda, Canoga Park, West Hills, Northridge, Chatsworth, Tarzana, Encino, Van Nuys, Artesia, Cerritos, and Norwalk.