Month: August 2014

Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in St Louis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition in which increased pressure on the median nerve in the wrist causes pain, numbness, tingling, or a combination of all three in the wrist.  These are most often experienced at night, but can be felt through day-to-day experiences like driving or reading a newspaper.  Patients have complained of weaker grip, …

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Meralgia Paresthetica: a Very Treatable Nerve Compression Syndrome

Meralgia Paresthetica / Lateral Femoral Nerve Compression Meralgia Paresthetica is a constellation of symptoms caused by a compression neuropathy (pinched nerve) of the Lateral Femoral Nerve (LFN). The LFN arises from the second and third lumbar spinal levels (L2,L3). As the LFN travels from the spine to the thigh region, the nerve can be pinched …

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Meralgia Paresthetica: a Very Treatable Nerve Compression Syndrome

Meralgia Paresthetica / Lateral Femoral Nerve Compression Meralgia Paresthetica is a constellation of symptoms caused by a compression neuropathy (pinched nerve) of the Lateral Femoral Nerve (LFN). The LFN arises from the second and third lumbar spinal levels (L2,L3). As the LFN travels from the spine to the thigh region, the nerve can be pinched …

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What Can Be Done For My Diabetic Neuropathy in St Louis?

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN) is a major, long-term complication of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy often presents as tingling, loss of sensation, pain and numbness in the legs, feet, arms and hands. This loss of sensation can preclude sensation of injury, leading to development of wounds or ulcerations. When …

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What Can Be Done For My Diabetic Neuropathy in St Louis?

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN) is a major, long-term complication of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy often presents as tingling, loss of sensation, pain and numbness in the legs, feet, arms and hands. This loss of sensation can preclude sensation of injury, leading to development of wounds or ulcerations. When …

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