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How Long Does It Take A Pinched Nerve To Heal In The Lower Back
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: Did you have surgery or injection yet? ...Read more
Depends: If trapped may need surgery. If you have had surgery several weeks. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Need Clarification: What does bruised nerve means. Did you fall? Is there sciatic nerve impingement? ...Read more
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
Several weeks: See podiatrist for proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
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