Nerve damage occurs due to trauma, chronic conditions and overuse injuries. The pain associated with nerve damage may not respond to medications and other conservative therapies. National Pain Institute offers nerve damage pain treatments for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida.
What Is Nerve Damage Pain?
Nerve damage path, also referred to as neuropathy, is a pain condition that is caused by a chronic health condition, such as diabetes or trauma to the nerves. The pain tends to be persistent as the nerve is continuously irritated and sending pain signals to the brain. Prescription medications may help with nerve damage pain, but patients often want to avoid the potential side effects of these therapies. Interventional nerve damage pain management offers more viable, effective and safe options for those who live the chronic or recurring nerve pain.
What are the Symptoms of Nerve Damage Pain?
Nerve damage pain emerges in areas where the affected nerves branch out from the spine and into the body. You may have nerve damage pain if your discomfort is in the:
- Trunk, abdomen or pelvic area.
- Hips, legs, knees, ankles or feet.
- Arms, wrists or hands.
- Back or chest.
You may describe the pain as:
- Throbbing or radiating.
- Itching or tingling.
- Persistent or episodic.
What Are the Benefits of Treatment for Nerve Damage Pain?
The primary benefit of interventional therapies for nerve damage pain is that you are relieved of the discomfort and able to engage in the primary course of treatment for the underlying condition. With the pain managed, you are also able to participate in your daily activities and enjoy a high quality of life.
How Is Nerve Damage Pain Treated?
- Steroid injections
- Nerve blocks
- Minimally invasive spine surgery
- Vitamin D testing and therapy
What Should I Expect After Treatment for Nerve Damage Pain?
In most cases, interventional pain management therapies provide immediate relief from nerve damage pain. The effects of your treatment may last for several months before you need an additional treatment. You may find that you rely on your medications less often to control your nerve damage pain.
At National Pain Institute, our team of pain management physicians offers nerve damage pain treatments for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.