Radicular problems is a condition that happens when something goes wrong with the nerve roots in the spinal column and Dr. Berklich helps many clients from the Alpharetta area who are dealing with this. These nerves deliver messages from your brain to the rest of your body and when they’re injured 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 easiest tasks.
There are quite a few likely causes of radicular problems, including herniated discs, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis. Herniated discs are a usual cause of radicular pain and result when the soft inner tissue of the disc protrudes out through a gap in the outer casing. This puts force on the adjacent nerve roots and cause discomfort. Spinal stenosis is a condition that results when the spaces within your spinal column become tapered, which can also lead to pressure on the nerve roots. Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one vertebra gets out of place and onto the bone under it, which can also make pressure on the nerve roots.
Radicular pain can be caused by an injury like a car crash or can develop from aging and degeneration. As we get older, our discs and vertebrae have reduced flexibility and that can result in nerve issues.
Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the vertebrae and nervous system. Dr. Berklich in Alpharetta uses a variety of techniques including adjustments, manipulation and massage to aid lighten problems and increase function. If you are suffering from radicular pain, don’t hesitate to contact our office at (770) 475-2225 for a consultation.
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