Arm/Leg Pain Surgery at SPINE/RX
What Is Pain Down the Arm/Leg?
Sometimes, pain down the arm or leg originates from the spine. Often it can result from a pinched nerve due to a slipped disc, herniated disc, disc tear or disc bulge. If you experience pain or tingling in your arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet or toes, you should consult with a physician to determine the cause.
How Is Pain Down the Arm/Leg Treated?
Pain down the arm or leg from a spinal condition is most typically treated with either one or a combination of the following: rest, medication, physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, injections or surgery.
When Is Surgery Recommended for Pain Down the Arm/Leg?
Surgery may be recommended for pain down your arm or leg due to a spinal condition if it does not improve through initial treatment methods, or if you’re experiencing any of the following serious symptoms: severe pain and weakness in the arms or legs or bowel or bladder disturbances. Surgery may also be recommended if diagnostic tests detect damage to the spinal cord or nerve roots, or if spine surgeons anticipate any significant risk of future deterioration.
Living with arm or leg pain can be disabling, and may cause you to miss out on the activities you love. If medication or therapy fail to arm or leg pain, spine surgery may provide the relief you need to live the life you desire.
A MODERN SPINE SURGERY EXPERIENCE
If spine surgery for pain down your arm or leg makes you nervous, you’re not alone. That’s why SPINE/RX provides minimally-invasive procedures, offering less pain, shorter recovery times and limited scarring. See the difference at SPINE/RX.
Often, surgery for arm or leg pain due to a spinal condition does not require an overnight hospital stay, depending on the severity of your unique condition. Many of our minimally-invasive procedures are same-day, outpatient surgeries.
SPINE/RX understands that being free from pain down your arm or leg means getting your life back on track. That’s why we offer advanced surgical techniques to provide a clear path to lasting pain relief. See the difference at SPINE/RX.
Stop living with pain today.
Take a step toward finally relieving your arm/leg pain. Contact SPINE/RX for your free MRI review or initial consultation today!