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Radiculopathy

Overview:

Radiculopathy refers to a pinched nerve in the spine that leads to back pain and radiating pain along the arms or legs. Radiculopathy is typically the result of an injury, but anything that causes pressure on the spinal nerves can cause this type of pain in the spine. 

Symptoms:

Symptoms may vary depending on the location of the pinched spinal nerve. 

Symptoms of cervical (upper back/neck) radiculopathy: 

  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Upper back pain
  • Pain that radiates to the arm
  • Weakness on one side

Symptoms of thoracic (mid-back) radiculopathy:

  • Chest pain
  • Pain in torso
  • Burning pain in the rib, side or abdomen
  • Numbness in the midsection

Symptoms of lumbar (lower back) radiculopathy: 

  • Pain radiating to the buttocks or legs
  • Pain when sitting for prolonged periods 
  • Lower back pain
  • Weakness on one side

Causes:

Anything that causes the spinal nerves to become pinched or compressed can cause radiculopathy. These include:

  • Herniated disc
  • Sports injury
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Arthritis of the spine
  • Scoliosis

Treatment:

There are numerous treatment options for radiculopathy. These include:

We understand that each patient’s pain is unique. Therefore, the treatment recommended to each patient will be personalized to fit their condition and lifestyle. Our multi-disciplinary team of physicians offers advanced interventional and minimally-invasive techniques to help treat chronic, complex pain. Schedule an appointment today to discuss your concerns and what treatment options might be right for you!

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Office Locations

Center for Interventional Pain & Spine, LLC has multiple convenient locations to serve you. Get started by requesting an appointment at any of our offices located in Delaware and Pennsylvania areas near major hospitals and highways.

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Silverside Carr Corporate Center
405 Silverside Road, Suite 104, Wilmington, DE 19809
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Brandywine Town Center
3401 Brandywine Parkway, Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19803
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-477-6955
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Sandhill Plaza
118 Sandhill Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, DE 19709
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-378-0941
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The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1200, Newark, DE 19713
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Pike Creek Sports Medicine and Professional Center
3105 Limestone Road, Suite 300, Wilmington, DE 19808
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-482-2212
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Halpern Medical Plaza
1197 Airport Road, Second Floor, Suite 5, Milford, DE 19963
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-503-3432
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Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Specialist Surgery Center
1096 Old Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19713
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Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery
774 Christiana Road, Ste 2, Bldg B, Newark, DE 19713
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Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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Wilmington Roxana Canon Arsht Surgicenter
625 W. 12th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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First State Surgery Center
1000 Twin C Lane, Suite 200, Newark, DE 19713
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Delaware Surgery Center
200 Banning Street, Suite 110, Dover , DE 19904
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