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Can you get a pinched nerve from lying in bed too long?

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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
Yes: If someone is immobilized by alcohol or drugs pressure on nerves and damage can occur. Normal sleep should not do it unless the nerves are already somewhat pinched.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Does lying in bed for too long cause pinched nerves?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
No: Lying in bed will not increase your risk of a nerve becoming pinched.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What are the signs when you get a pinched nerve?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 16 years experience
A few: Could range from no symptoms at all to pain down the extremities (arms/legs), to numbness, tingling weakness down your extremities.... To name a few...
A 35-year-old member asked:

What can happen if you get a pinched nerve?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Pain and/or weakness: In time, there can be atrophy of the affected muscle.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Proadjuster for pinched nerve how long ?

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Dr. Muhammad Arif
Pain Management 25 years experience
No scientific proof: I have not see any controlled trial for pro adjuster. Its an adjunct to therapy with newer technology with anecdotal results.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How long could a pinched nerve last for?

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Dr. Jennifer Chu
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 50 years experience
Nerve root irritatio: If the pain is already over 3 months, it is termed as chronic pain which usually does not disappear. The spinal nerve roots can be pinched nerve in the spinal canal by the disk or as it comes out of the foramen between the vertebrae again by the bone or disk. When the nerve is irritated, this gives rise to a spasm of multiple muscles supplied by the irritated spinal nerve root. Most of the p.

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