Nerve Pain

What is Nerve Pain?

Nerve pain, or neuralgia, is damage or irritation of the nerves that causes mild, moderate, or severe pain. Each individual has over 100 billion in the brain with 20 million nerve endings in the body. Damage to any of these nerves from various conditions can cause acute or chronic pain and sensitivity.

Symptoms

  • Trigger point pain
  • Tenderness
  • Sharp pain
  • Abnormal sensation
  • Intermittent (comes and goes)
  • Burning sensation
  • Sensitivity
Nerve Pain

Locations of Nerve Pain

  • Upper Back Pain
  • Middle Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Head Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Facial Pain

Conditions Related to Nerve Pain

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TGN) is caused by the trigeminal nerve that sends signals from your face to your brain that causes jolts of pain and sensitivity.

Herpes Zoster (Shingles) are painful blisters on the skin caused by the varicella-zoster virus also known as the chickenpox.

Diabetes is a condition that affects blood sugar and causes nerve damage.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the joints in the feet and hands.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome is muscle sensitivity that causes chronic pain.

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the joints and muscles with chronic, widespread pain.

Cancer Symptoms is the presence of a benign or malignant tumor on the spine that can affect nerves causing severe or mild pain.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in areas of the body including the muscles.

Migraines are the sudden, severe headaches that can visual disturbances, dizziness, and stomach issues.

Cluster Headaches are rare, cyclical, and very painful headaches that can cause sudden, intense pain at any time.

Nerve Pain Treatment

  • Botox injections
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Medial Branch Nerve Block
  • Trigeminal Nerve Block
  • Brachial Plexus Block
  • Epidural Nerve Block
  • Suprascapular Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
  • Facet Joint Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Illioinguinal Nerve Block
  • Caudal Lysis of Adhesions

Call Now for Relief

Are you suffering from chronic pain? Ready for relief? Spine and Sports Medical Center has pain management physicians and specialists that can help ease your pain.