Radicular discomfort is a condition that develops when something fails with the nerve roots in the spinal column and Dr. Vinick treats several folks from the Redondo Beach community that are dealing with this. These nerves deliver messages from your brain to the rest of your body and when they’re irritated it can lead to pain, numbness, tingling and other problems. Radicular pain can be especially troublesome to your life, making it hard to do even the simplest tasks.
There are several probable causes of radicular discomfort, that include herniated discs, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis. Herniated discs are a recurrent cause of radicular pain and happen when the soft inner material of the disc bulges out through a fracture in the outer casing. This puts force on the neighboring nerve roots and cause issues. Spinal stenosis is a condition that develops 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 moves out of place and onto the bone below it, which can also create pressure on the nerve roots.
Radicular pain can be caused by an injury like a car crash or can result from aging and degeneration. As we age, our discs and spine have reduced flexibility and that can result in nerve problems.
Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the vertebrae and nervous system. Dr. Vinick in Redondo Beach uses a variety of techniques including adjustments, manipulation and massage to aid reduce discomfort and increase function. If you have suffered radicular pain, don’t hesitate to call us at (310) 375-4325 for an appointment.
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