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How long does it take to heal from a pinched nerve in your foot?

How long does it take to heal from a pinched nerve in your foot?

Pinched nerves: Peripheral nerves can regenerate once the compression has been relieved. The rate of recovery and the degree of recovery varies by the severity and duration of the compression. Nerves can continue to heal and recover 18 months after the impingement. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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How long does a pinched nerve in leg take to heal?

How long does a pinched nerve in leg take to heal?

Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the pain to diminish and recover from a lower back disc and sciatica injury?

How long does it take for the pain to diminish and recover from a lower back disc and sciatica injury?

Depends: It depends upon the severity of your injury. If you had a disc protrusion that caused radiculopathy but not weakness the recovery may be faster if you do PT and take your medicine. If you experienced weakness, you may need surgery and have a different recovery period. Nobody can quote you a generic timetable without knowing specifics its speculative. In general one expects a 2-3 months, 8-12 weeks ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a pinched nerve in neck?

How long does it take to recover from a pinched nerve in neck?

Variable: It depends on the cause of the pain. When inflammation and swelling in the spinal canal decreases, the symptoms improve. If it has been there for over 3 months, it becomes chronic pain so you should consult a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg, how long it takes to heal?

Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg,  how long it takes to heal?

Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read more

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How long will it take the feeling to come back to a thumb if the nerve is bruised?

How long will it take the feeling to come back to a thumb if the nerve is bruised?

Cm per month: Nerves regrow at a centimeter a month, on average. Provided the trauma was to the thumb it should be in under three months provided the nerve was left intact and can regenerate along its prior course. ...Read more

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I've sustaining a herniated disc in my lower back. How long will it take for pain to radiate down the leg?

I've sustaining a herniated disc in my lower back. How long will it take for pain to radiate down the leg?

It may not at all!: Disc herniations do not necessarily cause any leg pain or sciatica. Sometimes , you can injure your back and have back pain initially that can evolve to include the leg from minutes, to hours, to days to several weeks. Many times, as the leg pain progresses, the back pain improves, but 90% of disc herniations are treated non operatively. ...Read more

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How long does it take the nerves to grow back after a lumbar RFA?

How long does it take the nerves to grow back after a lumbar RFA?

Healing time 4 nerve: An RFA is a radio-frequency ablation, meaning the nerves may not grow back after such a procedure. Keep in mind that a nerve may "heal" about 1 cm (0.4 inches) per month. Sometimes we give healing about 6-18 months to occur before we determine a nerve may not heal afterwards. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a fractured pelvis to heal and pinched nerves on my back?

How long is it supposed to it take for a fractured pelvis to heal and pinched nerves on my back?

6-8 weeks: It depend on many factors but the fracture pelvis take about 6- 8 weeks to heal. As far as pinched nerve also it depend on the reason some pinched nerves need surgery and other need a lot of therapy and treatment. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

6 weeks: In general a fracture takes about six weeks to heal, but it depends on your other related medical conditions. ...Read more

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How long does it take for inflammation to heal in the lower back ?

How long does it take for inflammation to heal in the lower back ?

Depends on cause: Normally, it could be hours if caught in time and treated. But, if longstanding, that may differe. You didn't state where, how long, what was diagnosis made, or other details. So, suspect you may not have been seen by a doctor yet, and may want to consider a osteopathic musculoskeletal evaluation to go over this, and treat you too. You are close enough to kirksville osteopathic med. Sch. To do so. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bad sprain in your back to heal?

How long does it take a bad sprain in your back to heal?

Several weeks: See podiatrist for proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a nerve spasm?

Please explain: Sorry, you will have to repost your question with an explanation of what a "nerve spasm" is. It's a term I have never heard before. I've never heard any doctor use the term and I've never read it in any book. What does it mean? ...Read more

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How long a strained muscle in the midback take to heal?

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How long a strained muscle in the midback take to heal?

Weeks: Generally a sprained back muscle should heal within a few weeks or less. Try ice initially, as well as NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve). Massage and gentle stretches will help, as well as maintaining generalized motion and activity. ...Read more

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How long it take to heal ruptured a ligament and dislocated toes and will the doctor put it back in place?

How long it take to heal ruptured a ligament and dislocated toes and will the doctor put it back in place?

See below: Yes, the doctor will relocate the toes. Depending on how the ligaments are treated and the specific injury will determine how long they take to heal. ...Read more