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How long does it take for a pinched nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a pinched nerve to heal?

Depends: A pinched nerve has an etiologic factor, a reason. It could be trauma or bad posture or even muscle contraction. If the etiologic factor is controlled, healing happens over weeks, depending on your age, nutrition and even if you are under stress or not or sleeping well or not. ...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 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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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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How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

"Pinched nerve": Depending on the circumstances, the prognosis (outlook) is better in the teenage population. Avoiding aggravating factors and re-injury are key in the healing process. Tobacco use is associated with a poorer prognosis. It can take a few weeks to months. A positive outlook, proportionate body weight, drinking adequate amount of water and a healthy diet will not hurt. The. ...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 does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

Depends: On several factors , cause , location , type pure sensory pure motor , meted etc more complex and highly at higher end of evaluation slower will be regeneration, nerve will grow less than 1mm a day , means months. ...Read more

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How long does it take tendonitis in the shoulder to heal?

How long does it take tendonitis in the shoulder to heal?

Rotator Cuff Strain: This is varied from person to person. If symptoms persist w/ >6 wks of diligent rehab & compliance w/ conservative treatment, a more aggressive treatment, such as surgery, may be required. You may discuss your options with your physical therapist or physician. ...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 a bruised hand nerve to heal?

How long does it take a bruised hand nerve to heal?

6-8 weeks: If known to be only bruised, function usually returns in 6-8 weeks. If partially or totally cut or crushed, surgical repair may be necessary. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a sciatic nerve to heal? What can I do for the pain?

How long does it take for a sciatic nerve to heal? What can I do for the pain?

Depends on the cause: Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. Treatment may vary depending on the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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How long does a very severe tendonitis in your arm take to heal?

How long does a very severe tendonitis in your arm take to heal?

Hard to predict: Forearm tendonitis problems can be difficult due to the fact that they are hard to predict. The best course of action is proper identification of the problem by a specialist and directed care early on in the course of the problem. If treatment is initiated early, such as therapy, the resolution tends to be quicker. ...Read more

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How long does it take a compressed nerve to rejuvenate?

How long does it take a compressed nerve to rejuvenate?

Takes Time: Will take a long time to heal. Nerves are one of the slowest tissues in your body to return back to normal. Many times it can be month, if not years if they do heal. ...Read more

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Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

It can: Although vats incisions are small, they still require cutting through skin, tissue and possibly nerves. This may lead to chronic numbness or even pain. Nerves grow back 1mm per day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a shoulder sprain to heal?

How long does it take for a shoulder sprain to heal?

3-6 weeks: A sprain or strain of the shoulder involves injury to the tendon, muscle and bursa. This is usually self limiting and requires 3-6 weeks of healing time. Ice, nsaid's and activity modification can help with symptoms. Occasionally oral and/or injectable steroids are needed to reduce inflammation. Therapy is also an option. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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