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Nerve Pain

Fremont Physiatrists Treating Nerve Damage

Your body’s nervous system is involved in every activity of your body. There are different types of nerves: Motor nerves, sensory nerves, and autonomic nerves. Damage to the nerves can cause extensive and often debilitating pain. There are various methods of treatment used to remedy chronic or acute nerve pain. We encourage you to consult your Fremont physiatrist at Washington Township Medical Foundation to learn more about the options available to you.

Types of Nerve Pain

There are different types of nerve pain, including:

  • Radiculopathy – Radiculopathy is a disease that affects the root of a nerve. This may be caused by a tumor or a pinched nerve. Types of radiculopathy include lumbar radiculopathy, sciatica, thoracic radiculopathy, and cervical radiculopathy. Symptoms of this condition may include numbness, tingling, weakness in the limbs, and / or pain.
  • Ulnar neuropathy – Ulnar neuropathy is a condition that involves the ulnar nerve. Also known as cubital tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy is a common cause of wrist pain in bicyclists. Symptoms of this condition include numbness and tingling in the ring and little finger muscles as well as the back of the hand, and general weakness in the hand.
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    (510) 248-1040
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