What Is Denervation?

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Denervation is defined as loss of nerve supply. It can be caused by a number of factors, in and out of your control. For instance diseases such as ALS and polio as well as physical injury can cause denervation.
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de·ner·vate
[dee-nur-veyt]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [DE·NER·VAT·ED, DE·NER·VAT·ING. SURGERY]
1.
to cut off the nerve supply from (an organ or body part) by surgery or anesthetic block.
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ALS ALS or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis occurs when the motor neurons suffer from fatal degeneration. This causes weakness and atrophy of the muscles and eventually leads to dementia
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denervation means "nerve injury"
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( ′dē·nər′vā·shən ′hīp·ər′sen·sə′tiv·ədē ) (neuroscience) Extreme sensitivity
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It means that the muscle is no longer getting the signal that it should from the nerve that supplies it. Symptoms that result can be numbness and/or weakness and eventually, atrophy
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