Nerve tension is pain that occurs because a nerve is being compressed or stuck in its surrounding tissue which prevents it from moving within its tract like it normally does. This can happen for a variety of reasons. If a joint has been immobile for a period of time it increases the risk that a nerve can get a little stuck.
A variety of disorders can compress a nerve resulting in the following neurological symptoms; Paraesthesia ( pins and needles), Numbness, Neuropathic pain, Weakness, Diminished Reflexes and sympathetic changes.
Muscular skeletal causes of nerve compression include swelling around the area, tightness of muscles, protrusion of vertebrae and degeneration of joints. In all cases, however, a nerve is compressed and this changes its function.
Most nerves can affect both sensory and motor symptoms, relatively common nerve compression syndromes causes are: Cervical Radiculopathy, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Carpel Tinnel syndrome, or entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.
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Customized physical therapy may be a useful way to ease low back pain, which affects an estimated 31 million Americans a new study says. Researchers from La Trobe University observed that ‘many patients with low-back disorders persisting beyond 6 weeks do not recover.
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Physical therapists do a lot more than just stretch or strengthen weak muscles after an injury or surgery. They are skilled at evaluating and diagnosing potential problems before they lead to more-serious injuries or disabling conditions from carpal tunnel syndrome or a frozen shoulder to chronic headaches or lower-back
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Let’s talk about 3 tips to get rid of lower back pain from squats. In most cases, pain from squatting comes to technical errors; whether the pain is in the lower back or in the knees. Sometimes, the lower back pain can actually originate from the hips
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Remaining in a seated position for extended periods of time can restrict blood flow to your lower extremities, causing flexion, which is a compressive force in the spine. Stopping to stand and stretch is critical for your spine, as it releases the compression, allows for blood to flow to the nerves, and helps maintain flexibility
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