Category Archives: Neuropathic Pain

Phantom pain

Phantom Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Phantom pain sensations are described as perceptions that an individual experiences relating to a limb or an organ that is not physically part of the body. Limb loss is a result of either removal by amputation or congenital limb deficiency (Giummarra et al., 2007). However, phantom limb sensations can also occur following nerve […]

Neuropathic pain

Neuropathic Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Neuropathic pain (‘neuralgia’) is a pain that comes from problems with signals from the nerves. There are various causes. It is different to the common type of pain that is due to an injury, burn, pressure, etc. Traditional painkillers such as paracetamol, anti-inflammatories, codeine and morphine may help, but often do not help […]

Compressed Nerve (Pinched Nerve)

Compressed Nerve (pinched Nerve)

What is Pinched Nerve? The term pinched nerve describes one type of damage or injury to a nerve or set of nerves. The injury may result from compression, constriction, or stretching. Symptoms include numbness, “pins and needles” or burning sensations, and pain radiating outward from the injured area. One of the most common examples of […]

Relieving Headaches Naturally with Pressure Points

(ĐTĐ) – The definition of a headache is pain that is arising from the upper neck or head. This pain comes from the tissues and other structures surrounding the brain because the brain actually has no nerves that the sensation of pain can come from.   In other words, no pain fibers. The pain results […]

Alcohol and the Myofascial Pain Syndrome

(ĐTĐ) – The myofascial pain syndrome is a medical condition that is as real as it is mysterious. Although it is acknowledged as a medical condition in its full rights, the harsh truth is that no research has been able to reveal precisely what its causes are.   The chronic myofascial pain is a type […]

Tests to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome

(ĐTĐ) – Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by the compression of the median nerve which runs through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. Its causes are uncertain, but it’s generally assumed that any position that causes stress on the nerve can be a cause. It is often worse from flexing the wrist. The syndrome causes […]

The Various Treatments For Paresthesia

(ĐTĐ) – Paresthesia is a term referring to a burning or prickling sensation that people may experience within their legs, arms, hands or feet. It may also occur in other parts of their body. The sensation, sometimes, occurs without warning and is a mostly painless sensation. It’s best described by its tingling, numbness and distinct […]