Traumatized Nerves, Roots and Ganglia: Musculoskeletal Factors and Neuropathological Consequences

  • Sydney Sunderland

Abstract

The disabilities which are a central feature of this workshop have their roots in musculoskeletal systems and take the form of complaints which are a reflection of nerve and nerve root involvement. Generalising, these complaints fall into two major categories:
  1. (1)

    those indicative of nerve irritation such as paraesthesiae, pain, tenderness and muscle spasm, and

     
  2. (2)

    those indicative of failing nerve conduction.

     

Keywords

Nerve Fiber Nerve Root Spinal Nerve Nerve Trunk Ligamentum Flavum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sydney Sunderland
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Experimental NeurologyUniversity of MelbournedAustralia

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