Pain in the roots – brachial fracture

What is a brachial gland (colloquially called "roots")? Briefly speaking, it is the "neuralgia" of the nerves responsible for sensory innervation, motor and regulating the flow in the blood vessels of our upper limbs (also in the area of ​​the scapula and the front of the chest). Those going to the upper limbs are called: radial nerve, the median nerve and the ulnar nerve, a are formed by the nerve roots "coming out" from the spinal cord at the level of V-VI-VII vertebrae. It is in this part that they are most often pressed by the "squeezed" disk. If the fibrous ring of the disc withstands the pressure of the nucleus semisolid and compresses not only the signal nerve ("Kręcz"!), but also the root itself (brachial fracture), there is a chance, that this phenomenon will reverse. If, on the other hand, the fiber ring breaks, it is the gelatinous mass of the pulmonary nucleus that will flow out of the ring (the so-called. nuclear hernia) pressing massively on the rootlets, and sometimes the spinal cord itself. Core compression can spell disaster, e.g.. hand paresis, and even paralysis (paralysis) the whole body with a threat to life!

The symptoms of the shoulder joint are most often like this:

1) pain radiating from the neck to the hands or numbness, tingle, burning or chilling, that can reach the fingertips.

2) the pain is the same at rest and with hand movements, which are usually not limited.

3) the pain may decrease almost immediately when the head is properly positioned or “supported” with an orthopedic collar.

4) the pain may increase noticeably with twisting movements, tilting sideways, especially tearing the head up! – therefore we must not make these movements and thus provoke a sharp worsening of the situation.

5) sometimes we can say for ourselves, that we "don't feel" or "feel different" touch, e.g.. to the fifth and fourth fingers of the painful hand - this means a conflict between the disc and the root forming the ulnar nerve.

What to do, if the brachial nerve "catches" us suddenly in the field (after lifting something on the shoulder or sliding off a slope or suddenly turning your head back and up, and also as a result of supercooling)? For the time being, exactly the same, what about a torticollis! After returning home – also the same, i.e.. proper positioning of the head with the relief on the wedge, and that is absolutely the most important thing. If we have an appropriate orthopedic collar, this is the highly recommended assumption of it, because then relief can come very quickly. Medications are necessary to alleviate the discomfort and also play an important role – the same and the same used as for torticollis. In fact, the tide may calm down after a few or several days, but maybe also, unfortunately, convert. Then we should take X-rays of the cervical spine and go to the doctor (preferably an orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist or neurologist). Only they can properly guide further diagnostic procedures (e.g.. computed tomography or nuclear magnetic resonance) and prescribe appropriate treatment, mostly conservative, but it can happen, that is also operational, involving the elimination of the nucleus pulposus hernia.

Concluding, I emphasize with all my might: on the neck, brachial rhinitis or lumbago do not exert any effect on any vitamins (B1, B2, B12) in injections, and also thiodazine, cocarboxylase, Fibs i inne.

There is no point in using these drugs (now they even cost a lot). Similarly, different "cat skins" are irrelevant, nettle compresses, cabbage or various spirits, because… none of these measures… will push the drive back into place!

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