Radicular issues is an issue that happens when something goes wrong with the nerve roots in your spine and Dr. Poelking helps a lot of patients from the Kettering community that are suffering with this. These nerves deliver messages from your brain to the rest of your body and when they’re irritated it can lead to discomfort, numbness, tingling and other problems. Radicular pain can be extremely disruptive to your life, making it difficult to do even the simplest tasks.
There are quite a few probable causes of radicular pain, which are herniated discs, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis. Herniated discs are a common cause of radicular pain and develop when the soft inner tissue of the disc bulges out through a crack in the outer casing. This puts force on the neighboring nerve roots and cause pain. Spinal stenosis is a condition that results when the spaces within your spine become slimmer, which can also lead to pressure on the nerve roots. Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one vertebra slips out of place and onto the bone below it, which can also create pressure on the nerve roots.
Radicular pain can be caused by trauma like a car wreck or can develop from aging and degeneration. As we get older, our discs and spinal column become less flexible and that can result in nerve pain.
Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the vertebrae and nervous system. Dr. Poelking in Kettering uses a numnber of techniques including adjustments, manipulation and massage to aid reduce problems and build up function. If you have suffered radicular pain, don’t hesitate to contact our office at (937) 299-2900 for a consultation.
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