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All Neuropathic Pain Articles

Learn how decompression surgery can help relieve and reverse symptoms (tingling, numbness, pain) of diabetic neuropathy of the foot.
Controlling type 1 and type 2 diabetes is the most effective way to prevent diabetic neuropathy. When treatments are needed, however, there are a number of promising options.
Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and pain treatment of HIV-related neuropathies.
The definition, incidence, diagnosis, and treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) are somewhat controversial.
Meralgia paresthetica (MP), a common condition seen by both primary care physicians and specialists, is easily misdiagnosed because it can mimic other disease processes. Often, merely the awareness of the condition and knowledge of a few key differentiating factors helps the clinician quickly recognize this disorder.
Eight months ago, a patient developed diabetic neuropathy. He is now complaining of a severe burning sensation, pain, and numbness in both lower limbs. He currently is taking pregabalin (Lyrica) at 150 mg bid and duloxetine at 60 mg bid.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) often has baffled the medical community. However, improved knowledge of pro-inflammatory cytokines and central sensitization of pain are unraveling some of the secrets behind CRPS.
Chronic pain is a common problem in the community and major source of healthcare utilization in the United States.
Assessment of neuropathic pain begins with a thorough neurologic history, addressing the nature and onset of pain symptoms and underlying etiologic factors.
Peripheral artery disease is common in patients with diabetes. Proper prevention and early diagnosis can help patients avoid painful neuropathies and lower-extremity amputations.
Occupationally induced carpal tunnel syndrome is a reactive condition that responds quickly to offending movements, and symptoms can manifest within minutes of beginning activity in those susceptible individuals. Those symptoms correlate well with median nerve swelling, which can be detected using ultrasound.
Similar to carpel tunnel syndrome surgery, nerve decompression surgery helps improve symptoms of DPN of the foot and prevents amputation.
By combining medication management with interventional and non-interventional therapies, patients with CRPS can often dramatically reduce their symptoms and lead full and functional lives.
Trigeminal neuralgia is a relatively common neuropathic disorder that is characterized by sudden severe episodes of lancinating or electric pain along the distribution of cranial nerve V (CNV).
In-depth article discusses the etiology and differential diagnosis of trigeminal neuralgia.