A 30-year-old member asked:
pinched nerve in back causing pain in leg and knee. what can i do at home?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Rest, nsaids: In order to alleviate the symptoms of
a lumbar radiculopathy, the use of rest
and nsaids is most important.
If symptoms persist, the use of physical
therapy and sometimes a steroid pack
can also be helpful.
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Last updated Jul 28, 2018
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