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A 33-year-old female asked:

What r the treatments to fix a pinched nerve in the neck and is ice or heat better to diminish the pain i have severe neck and head pain on the left?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 15 years experience
Several treatments : Are available. But in order for a treatment to work, an accurate diagnosis is absolutely required. See your pain doctor for physical examination. Heat helps with muscle spasm from nerve irritation, cold helps with the pain.
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