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Radiculopathy, a condition in which a nerve or nerves along the spine are compressed causing pain, numbness, weakenss, and tingling along the nerve(s). Some causes of radiculopathy include

There are many types of radiculopathy, including Treatment depends on the are of nerve compression. Surgery is generally not required.

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Terms related to Radiculopathy:

  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Compression of Spinal Nerves
  • Compression of the Nerves in the Spine
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Nerve Compression
  • Thoracic Radiculopathy