About the disease
Radiculitis is inflammation of the roots of the spinal nerves. Radiculitis usually occurs in one of the spine’s parts of the osteochondrosis, which is not cured. Radiculitis causes compression or pinching of the nerve roots. The reason for such compression is a variety of deformations and the effects of dystrophic changes in vertebral segments, congenital malformations of the spine, traumas, overcooling, a number of infectious diseases.
The type and type of pain with radiculitis may vary:
- Draws pain that is difficult to localize
- Acute, burning neck pain, upper and lower limbs, chest, lumbar, groin or abdomen
- Hypersensitivity or numbness in response to a touch in an area that is innervated by the corresponding nerve roots
- Hypertonus or muscle atrophy
- Weakness in leg muscles during back pain
Diagnosis of radiculitis
When one or more symptoms appear, there is a need to sign up for a consultation with the neurologist. The symptoms of radiculitis are similar to those of other diseases of the spine, such as osteochondrosis, intervertebral hernia, Bechterev’s disease. A visit to a doctor will help to establish the exact diagnosis and correct treatment.
Treatment of radiculitis
Treatment of radiculitis is based on the restoration of metabolic processes in the tissues of the spine by methods of therapeutic exercises, stretching and strengthening the muscles of the spine, massage. A comprehensive method in the “Spine Ambulatory” Centers takes into account the individual characteristics of the patient. All classes are under the control of a doctor and a rehab.