• Especially since the often prescribed co-analgesic pregabaline has been proven to be ineffective in sciatic pain in a double blind enrichment trial, PEA should be considered as a new and safe treatment option for nerve compression syndromes. (dovepress.com)
  • An inflatable miniature cuff was used to apply local compression of 80 mm Hg or 30 mm Hg to a segment of rat sciatic nerve for time periods varying from two to eight hours. (bmj.com)
  • A nerve may be compressed by prolonged or repeated external force, such as sitting with one's arm over the back of a chair (radial nerve), frequently resting one's elbows on a table (ulnar nerve), or an ill-fitting cast or brace on the leg (peroneal nerve). (wikipedia.org)
  • The nerve is particularly vulnerable to injury when there has been a disruption in the normal anatomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • A multidisciplinary group dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of children and adults with complex nerve disorders, particularly brachial plexus. (dmoztools.net)
  • Very similar syndromes can be caused by more proximal lesions, such as brachial plexus neuritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is formed in the axilla by a branch from the medial and lateral chords of the brachial plexus, which are on either side of the axillary artery and fuse together to create the nerve anterior to the artery. (wikipedia.org)
  • This paper presents a case of conversion disorder characterized by sensory paralysis that involved the right half of the body, a motor deficit consisting of permanent contracture in flexion of fingers 2-5 of the right hand (clenched fist syndrome), and a visual alteration compatible with homonymous hemianopia and amblyopia. (isharonline.org)
  • Hurler syndrome, also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I), Hurler's disease, also gargoylism, is a genetic disorder that results in the buildup of glycosaminoglycans (formerly known as mucopolysaccharides) due to a deficiency of alpha-L iduronidase, an enzyme responsible for the degradation of mucopolysaccharides in lysosomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because Hurler syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder, affected persons have two nonworking copies of the gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nystagmus therefore can be used objectively to assess the success of therapy in cervical spine syndrome. (isharonline.org)
  • In this review, we discuss the individual neurovascular compression syndromes of the posterior fossa and various corresponding modes of treatment. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • There is hardly any evidence available from randomized controlled trials on treatment strategies for these compression syndromes. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The pathogenesis of the cervical syndrome as seen in the speciality of Oto-rhino-laryngology is explained, and the possibility for its successful treatment through chiropractic medicine is described. (isharonline.org)
  • Studies are limited, and no randomized controlled trials have been performed regarding the treatment of AIN syndrome. (wikipedia.org)