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Neuropathy is a group of conditions that affect the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (the peripheral nerves). Mononeuropathy describes a condition in which only a single nerve or nerve group is damaged. This condition negatively affects[read article]

Tests for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction

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A nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test determines how quickly electrical signals move through a particular peripheral nerve. It is also sometimes known as a nerve c...  More
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Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic tool that evaluates muscle or nerve problems. It uses surface electrodes to assess the ability of motor neurons (the nerve ce...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A nerve biopsy is a testing procedure in which a small sample of a nerve is removed from your body and examined in a laboratory. Your doctor may request a nerve bio...  More
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Medical Procedures for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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A splint is a piece of medical equipment used to keep an injured body part from moving and to protect it from any further damage. A splint is often used to stabiliz...  More
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Occupational Therapy
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Heat Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction

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Decompression of Nerve
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Prescribed Medications for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction

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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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GABAPENTIN (GA ba pen tin) is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain.  More
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PREGABALIN (pre GAB a lin) is used to treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, and fibromyalgia. It is also used to control seizures in epilepsy.  More
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Self Care for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction

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Rest
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Alternative Procedures for Isolated Nerve Dysfunction What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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Water has been used medicinally for thousands of years, with traditions rooted in ancient China, Japan, India, Rome, Greece, the Americas, and the Middle East. Ther...  More
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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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