brachialgia


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brachialgia

pain in the nerves of the upper arm.
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In the patients who complained of brachialgia, total resolution of symptoms was seen after the operation.
1,779 patients reported neuropathic pain: 9.6% were attributed to diabetic neuropathy, 28.6% to back pain, 19.3% to carpal tunnel syndrome, 10.7% to frozen shoulder syndrome and 6.1% to brachialgia.47 In a study of 84 patients with diabetes who underwent assessment with a structured questionnaire, pDPN was diagnosed in 14.3%.48 Indeed, the limited studies and awareness of pDPN may well explain the findings of our recent study showing important differences between physician and patient perceptions of pDPN in Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand, with major repercussions on the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.49
However, brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna (waking up at night due to unpleasant sensations in the fingers), which is one of the early symptoms of CTS, was found in up to 19.6% of the respondents in a questionnaire-based study in Ibadan.
(15) Wet cupping therapy is the most common cupping therapy (16) and has been demonstrated to be beneficial in headache, (17) brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna, (18) carpal tunnel syndrome, (19) and low back pain.
The search terms included "cervical radiculopathy", "cervical spondylotic radiculopathy", "nerve-roottype cervical spondylosis", "cervicobrachial pain", "cervicobrachialgia", "neck and arm pain", "brachialgia", "brachial neuralgia", "brachial plexus neuropath*", "neck pain with radiculopathy", or "neck disorder with radiculopathy" combined with "massage", "Chinese massage", "Tui Na", "TuiNa", "manual therapy", and "chiropractic".
The favorable effects of cupping on brachialgia pain compared with usual care (p = 0.03) or a heating pad (p<0.001) have been reported.
The reason of nocturnal pain (Brachialgia paresthetica nocturna) is the median nerve compression associated with the position during sleep [10].
Brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna can be relieved by ''wet cupping'' - Results of a randomised pilot study.
Research at the District Hospital of R-dersdorf, also in Germany, found that Brachialgia paresthetica nocturna (an arm pain experienced at night) could also be relieved by Hijama.