Neurology

Customized Treatments
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Customized Treatments

Our pharmacist at AcutusRx can prepare doses and potencies prescribed by the physician using the highest quality ingredients. The very nature of neurological conditions and pain management often require an unconventional approach with individualized formulations. AcutusRx works with prescribers to meet every patient's unique needs.

Customized Treatments

There are a number of neurological conditions that patients may seek customized medication preparations to treat. Some of the common conditions that physicians use our services are for the following:

Arthritis

Is inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis involves wear-and-tear damage to your joints cartilage. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body's immune system attacks the lining of the joint capsule, the synovial membrane. Signs and symptoms of arthritis include: pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and decreased range of motion.

Back Pain

Is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. Clinical presentation of back pain can include: muscle ache, shooting or stabbing pain, pain that radiates down your leg, limited flexibility or range of motion of the back, and the inability to stand up straight. Back pain is commonly linked to the following conditions: muscle or ligament strain, bulging or ruptured disks, arthritis, skeletal irregularities, and osteoporosis.

General Pain

An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain may be contained to a discrete area or be more generalized. It is mediated by specific nerve fibers that carry the pain impulses to the brain where their conscious appreciation may be modified by many factors.

Head and Neck Pain

It can range from a dull ache to an electric-shock type of sensation. Some of the many causes for head and neck pain include: ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, meningitis, and tension headaches.

Joint Pain

Is discomfort that arises from any joint. Joint pain can be mild, causing some soreness each time you move your joint. Or it can be severe, making it impossible to use your joint. Some of the causes of joint pain include: broken bones, dislocations, and Lupus.

Musculoskeletal Pain

Affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. It can be acute (having a rapid onset with severe symptoms) or chronic (long-lasting). Musculoskeletal pain can be localized in one area, or widespread. Lower back pain is the most common type of musculoskeletal pain. Other common types include tendonitis, myalgia (muscle pain), and stress fractures. It is most often caused by an injury to the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or nerves. This can be caused by jerking movements, car accidents, falls, fractures, sprains, dislocations, and direct blows to the muscle.

Neuromuscular Pain

Affects the nerves that control your voluntary muscles. When the neurons become unhealthy or die, communication between your nervous system and muscles breaks down. As a result, your muscles weaken and waste away. The weakness can lead to twitching, cramps, aches and pains, and joint and movement problems.

Cervicogenic

Is a headache which originates from the neck and is one of the most common types of headache. Cervicogenic headache typically occurs due to damage to one or more joints, muscles, ligaments or nerves of the top 3 vertebra of the neck. Patients with this condition often experience neck pain, stiffness and difficulty turning their neck, in association with their head symptoms. Pain, pins and needles or numbness may also be felt in the upper back, shoulders, arms or hands, although this is less common. Occasionally patients may experience other symptoms, including: light-headedness, dizziness, nausea, tinnitus, decreased concentration, an inability to function normally, and depression.

Migraine

A migraine headache can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in one area of the head and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Some of the causes include: hormonal changes in women, certain foods, additives, drinks, stress, sensory stimuli, changes in sleep-wake pattern, sexual activity, a change in weather and medications (such as oral contraceptives and nitroglycerin).

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Stress/Tension Headache Is generally a diffuse, mild to moderate pain in your head thats often described as feeling like a tight band around your head. It can clinically present as dull, aching pain; sensations of tightness or pressure across your forehead or on the sides and back of your head; and tenderness on your scalp, neck and shoulder muscles.

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OTHER CONDITIONS

Neuralgia

Is a stabbing, burning, and often quite severe pain that occurs along a damaged nerve. The damaged nerve may be anywhere in the body, but is most common in the face and neck. The cause of a damaged nerve may be a disease like diabetes or multiple sclerosis, an infection like shingles, or the result of old age.

Neuropathy

Is a general term that refers to diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. Any nerve at any location in the body can be damaged from injury or disease. Neuropathy is often classified according to the types or location of nerves that are affected. There is a large number of causes of neuropathy including: diabetes, vitamin deficiencies (such as B12), infections, autoimmune disorders, trauma, and tumors.

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Tendonitis

Is inflammation or irritation of a tendon. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your bodys tendons, its most common around your shoulders, elbows, wrists and heels. Signs and symptoms of tendinitis occur at the point where a tendon attaches to a bone and typically include: pain, tenderness and mild swelling.

Gout

Is a complex form of arthritis and is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. Signs and symptoms can include: intense joint pain, lingering discomfort, and inflammation. Gout occurs when urate crystals accumulate in your joint, causing the inflammation and intense pain of a gout attack. Urate crystals can form when you have high levels of uric acid in your blood.

Inflammation

Is a process by which the bodys white blood cells and chemicals protect us from infection with foreign substances, such as bacteria and viruses. Symptoms of inflammation include: redness, swollen joints, joint pain, joint stiffness and loss of joint function.

Shingles

Is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After youve had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles. The signs and symptoms of shingles usually affect only a small section of one side of your body. These signs and symptoms may include: pain, burning, numbness or tingling; a red rash that begins a few days after the pain; Fluid-filled blisters that break open and crust over; and itching. In addition, some people also experience fever and chills, general aschines, headaches and fatigue.

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Fibromyalgia

Is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. It can clinically present as: widespread pain, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. Genetics, infections, and physical or emotional trauma are often the causes of the disease.

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