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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Various ways.: Usuly will resolve on their own. I would recommend physical therapy along with anti-inflammatory medications. In the event this is a mechanical proble ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually muscle: At your age (21 yrs) usually muscle tension and swelling will "pinch" the nerve after trauma.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pinched nerve: Consult an orthopedic specialist for workup & tx recommendations.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Physical therapy: The best initial treatments for disc problems that can lead to pinched nerves is to do physical therapy and use nsaids. If this fails, then be sure to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc herniation: Natural history, or the normal healing process, varies between people. However, symptoms can begin and disappear in days. Generally, i give my patient ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depends: The location and cause and many other issues need to be known. It's impossible to say much more with so little info. Sorry.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on where and why. Usually not by yourself. See your pcp and see what he/she has to say.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Nerve impingement: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched betwee ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Need more info: Chronologic age is not always a reliable indicator of general health. Important info not provided by your question: which nerve? Injured how? When? As ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This depends on the severity and cause of the pinched nerve. The good news is that in most cases, the pain from a pinched nerve improves within a few ... Read More

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