Degenerative Nerve Disease

Common Name(s)

Degenerative Nerve Disease

Degenerative nerve disease is a term that describes diseases that affect the body’s activities: balance, movement, heart function, talking and breathing. These activities become harder to perform as the disease intensifies with age. Types of degenerative nerve diseases include Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and Lewy body disease. General symptoms for most degenerative nerve diseases include tingling, numbness, limb pain and weakness. Most degenerative nerve diseases occur in middle or old age. A physician can diagnose degenerative nerve disease using specialized nerve tests and a procedure that assesses muscle and nerve function. Most degenerative nerve diseases cannot be cured, so treatment is targeted around managing symptoms. Treatment differs depending on the specific disorder, but commonly medication, physical therapy and sometimes surgery are used to manage symptoms.

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US Pain Foundation

US Pain Foundation is created by people with pain for people with pain. As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers, U.S. Pain Foundation exists to help individuals find resources and inspiration.
Our mission is simple: to educate, connect, inform, advocate and empower those living with pain. In addition we work to educate the public on pain issues and to raise awareness on pain in America. We recognize and validate the 100 million Americans who battle pain every day by offering positive programs that empower and ed

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Degenerative Nerve Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

US Pain Foundation

US Pain Foundation is created by people with pain for people with pain. As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers, U.S. Pain Foundation exists to help individuals find resources and inspiration.
Our mission is simple: to educate, connect, inform, advocate and empower those living with pain. In addition we work to educate the public on pain issues and to raise awareness on pain in America. We recognize and validate the 100 million Americans who battle pain every day by offering positive programs that empower and ed

http://www.uspainfoundation.org

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Degenerative Nerve Disease" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A valid model for predicting responsible nerve roots in lumbar degenerative disease with diagnostic doubt.
 

Author(s): Xiaochuan Li, Xuedong Bai, Yaohong Wu, Dike Ruan

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To construct and validate a model to predict responsible nerve roots in lumbar degenerative disease with diagnostic doubt (DD).

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2016

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Intraobserver and interobserver reproducibility of the novel transcription method for selection of potential nerve root compression in MRI study in degenerative disease of the lumbar spine.
 

Author(s): Łukasz Kubaszewski, Andrzej Nowakowski, Robert Gasik, Wojciech Łabędź

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Degenerative disease of the lumbar spine is characterized by symptoms related to the affected nerve root. A recently described method allows the classification of the roots in relation to the occurrence of compression on its course. This method can serve as a clinical selection tool ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Disease; Macular Degeneration; Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy; Optic Nerve Disease; Glaucoma

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2016

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Single-Level TLIF: Post-Fusion Rehabilitation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Degenerative Spinal Cord Disease

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017

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MRI in Patients With Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuro-Degenerative Disease

 

Last Updated: 24 May 2017

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