A neuropathic disorder of one or both of the trigeminal nerves. It causes episodes of intense pain in any or all of the following: the ear, eye, lips, nose, scalp, forehead, teeth, or jaw on one side and alongside of the face.
Exerting pulsed electrical signals to the spinal cord to control chronic pain. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS), in the simplest form, consists of stimulating electrodes implanted in the epidural space, an electrical pulse generator implanted in the lower abdominal area or gluteal region, conducting wires connecting the electrodes to the generator, and the generator remote control.
A type of nociceptive pain in which the nerves that detect somatic pain are located in the skin and deep tissues. These specialized nerves, called nociceptors, pick up sensations related to temperature, vibration and swelling in the skin, joints and muscles
Pain is felt in the lower back, buttock, and/or various parts of the leg and foot caused by general compression and/or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots that give rise to each sciatic nerve.
Chronic disease occurring because the body’s immune system isn’t functioning properly. The immune system fights infections and in people with RA, the immune system also attacks the body. RA is also called an autoimmune disease. Rheumatoid Arthritis
A neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed or otherwise irritated by the piriformis muscle causing pain, tingling and numbness in the buttocks and along the path of the sciatic nerve descending down the lower thigh and into the leg
Low back pain is one of the most commonly seen clinical entities, both in primary care and pain clinic arena. Back pain generally is subdivided into axial (nonradiating) and radicular (radiating) pain. An additional subdivision is whether the pain is acute, subacute, or chronic with different modalities for treating each.