What’s the Treatment for Thoracic Radiculitis?

Q:
What’s the treatment for thoracic radiculitis?

A:
Radiculitis is inflammation of the spinal nerve roots. So, thoracic radiculitis refers to radiculitis in the thoracic (chest) region.

When thoracic radiculitis hits, it may cause pain and tightness in the chest. Then, what’s the treatment for it?

Treatment:

  • Medications: pain relievers, muscle relaxants, and steroid injections.
  • Exercise and stretching.
  • Heat and cold application.
  • Massage.
  • Surgery when necessary.

 

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