Peripheral nerve block (upper limb)
A peripheral upper limb nerve block can be used for most people, usually giving a safe and effective form of pain relief both during and after the operation.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
Peripheral neuropathy can cause pain, numbness or tingling in the arms and legs because of damage to the nerves that carry signals from the body to the brain.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Your central nervous system (CNS) is made up of your brain and your spinal cord. Learn more about its role and the different parts of the brain.
Your nervous system controls much of what your body does including walking, speaking and other activities. Learn more about how it works.