Radicular Pain

Radicular Pain is a sensation that occurs in the lower extremity.  It is sometimes associated with sciatica or radiculopathy.  Radicular pain is when the spinal nerve root or roots are irritated which causes the nerves to send inconsistent pain signals to the brain.

Radicular Pain Causes

  • Compression or inflammation on the affected nerves
  • Herniated disc
  • Previous injury to the spine
  • Stenosis
  • Peridural fibrosis


Radicular Pain Symptoms

  • Leg pain
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Loss of reflexes
  • Referred pain


Radicular Pain Treatment 

ASTR treats radicular pain by evaluating the source of the pain that is being experienced and treating the areas associated with causing the pain.  By using specially designed tool to treat areas that are experiencing pressure due to scar tissue build up, addressing scar tissue and eliminating triggers ASTR may be able to cause long term pain relief for patients.