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 Entrapment Neuropathy
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Entrapment Neuropathy (neuralgia, neuritis) is cause by physical compression or irritation of a major nerve trunk producing distant nerve symptoms. This occurs more often in certain parts of the body that are more vulnerable to this type of problem. Symptoms include: pain, pins and needles, numbness, weakness and circulation changes. 


Pain from entrapment neuropathy of the spinal nerves (above) will result in symptoms in the arms or legs and arms. Entrapment neuropathy of cranial nerves (above) will result in symptoms in the head and face. The primary cranial nerve involved in entrapment neuropathy is the trigeminal nerve.Treatment for entrapment neuropathy includes: spinal manipulation, attention to posture, exercise, surgery.