Peripheral Nerve Disorders

The multidisciplinary team at UC San Diego Health System is dedicated to providing accurate, top-notch care for diseases and injuries of the peripheral nerves. Using comprehensive leading-edge treatments, our specialists are able to quickly diagnose and treat nerve pain, facial paraylsis and nerve tumors

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Nerve Pain

Nerve compression injuries can be painful. Nerve compression conditions include:

  • Carpal tunnel
  • Tarsal tunnel
  • Cubital tunnel
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Meralgia paresthetica

Injuries to sensory nerves caused by trauma or surgeries can cause painful neuromas.

Read more about nerve pain and how we treat these conditions.

Paralysis Center

Nerve injuries can result in paralysis. UC San Diego physicians are dedicated to improving function and mobility in individuals living with paralysis, and advancing therapies to treat paralysis. See UC San Diego paralysis physicians featured on The Doctors

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Nerve Tumors

Peripheral nerve tumors can grow from the substance of the nerve itself. These tumors are often benign but can be painful and at times disabling. Our experts provide leading-edge treatments for peripheral nerve tumors. 

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