Show Summary Details
Page of

Management of nerve root pain (syn: sciatica, radicularpain) 

Management of nerve root pain (syn: sciatica, radicularpain)
Chapter:
Management of nerve root pain (syn: sciatica, radicularpain)
Author(s):

Jeremy Fairbank

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.003007
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 15 December 2018

Radicular pain can be diagnosed clinically and confirmed by imaging

Pain caused by disc herniation can be very severe, but often resolves without intervention

Surgery is often successful if non-operative treatment fails.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.