East Tennessee Spine & Sport is your go-to provider for
Lumbar Radiculopathy

Lumbar radiculopathy refers to a condition characterized by the compression or irritation of the nerve roots in the lumbar spine, leading to pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness that radiates from the lower back down the legs. It is commonly caused by conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or degenerative disc disease. The compression or inflammation of the nerve roots can result in symptoms specific to the affected nerve, such as sciatica when the sciatic nerve is involved. Diagnosis typically involves a combination of medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic imaging. Treatment options may include pain management techniques, physical therapy, medication, and in severe cases, surgical intervention to relieve pressure on the affected nerve roots and alleviate symptoms.
At East Tennessee Spine and Sport, the treatment of lumbar radiculopathy involves a comprehensive approach tailored to each patient's needs. Their highly skilled therapists would conduct a thorough assessment to determine the underlying causes and develop personalized treatment plans. This may include a combination of targeted exercises, manual therapy techniques, and modalities to reduce pain, inflammation, and nerve compression. They would provide patient education on proper body mechanics, posture, and self-management strategies. With their expertise and patient-centered approach, East Tennessee Spine and Sport is dedicated to helping individuals effectively manage lumbar radiculopathy, alleviate symptoms, and improve overall function and quality of life.
Outpatients should choose East Tennessee Spine and Sport for their lumbar radiculopathy treatment due to several compelling reasons. With their highly skilled therapists, they offer personalized care and develop tailored treatment plans based on individual needs. East Tennessee Spine and Sport utilizes a comprehensive approach that combines targeted exercises, manual therapy techniques, and modalities to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and improve nerve function. Patient education is prioritized, empowering individuals to actively participate in their recovery and implement self-management strategies. With their dedication to exceptional care, compassionate approach, and commitment to improving quality of life, East Tennessee Spine and Sport is a trusted choice for lumbar radiculopathy treatment in the Knoxville area.
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