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How To Fix A Pinched Nerve In Back
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
Neurologist told me that if I have a pinched nerve in back for 3-4 years that needle would not detect it. Is this true?
Basically: yes it is: A reason that back pain absorbs so much of the Health Care resources is that detection of specific cause and targeted treatment is so elusive. But there is info on the general issue w/ lots of good ideas. You can do many on your own and find help w/ many others. Here's the site: http://www.primehealthchannel.com/pinched-nerve-in-back-symptoms-causes-diagnosis-and-treatment.html Best wishes! ...Read more
Feels like under my heel was smashed by a hammer. No trauma to heel. Does this description fit pinched nerve in back or nerve impingement in heel?
Surgery only option if injections can't fix pinched nerve in back? How can MRI not see pinched nerves but EMG and conduction study says otherwise?
May need : to be evaluated for piriformis syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had pinched nerve in back/left arm. Started lifting weights after it felt better. Now left arm is weak & MUCH smaller than right arm. What to do?
Pinched nerve damage: A pinched nerve can lose function and this may be irreversible. The nerve tells the muscle to work, and is the nerve is pinched and not working, the muscle will shrink. Until the nerve function recovers, the muscle will not work. This can be permanent and although some nerves function well when pinched, ongoing muscle weakness is a reason to see a spine specialist soon. ...Read more
Pain in ball of foot when standing. When I lift foot off ground pain goes. I have a pinched nerve in back. Foot or back problem? Mri foot ok.
Back problem: My first thought was a neuroma in the foot however your MRI was normal. The low back spinal nerves innervate the foot. Positional changes effect the pinched area of the nerve exiting the spine. I would get a CT scan of the lumbar back. Antiinflammatory meds can help quiet the nerve down. Call in or see a doctor to get back to health. ...Read more
Woke up w/ entire left arm stiff (couldn't move) &numbness. Lasted 5 min, fell back asleep. Recent pinched nerve in back on left side. Related?
Can pinched nerve in back cause random heart palpations pvc's. I notice this happen when I move in certain positions. Dr. not concerned.24hr holter ok?
It is unlikely for: "pinched nerve in back" to cause any cardiac issues or any issues with positioning. If your Holter is OK it is unlikely your doctor saw anything correlative or significant. When you position yourself you may change the position of your heart in your chest so you are just more aware of the beating not because it has changed in frequency or intensity. ...Read more
Foot problem or piched nerve in back? Pain in foot when standing. When lift foot off ground pain goes away? Mri of foot normal. Pinched nerve in back
Devil in details.: Not quite enough information to help a whole lot. The pain could be due a nerve problem in the foot. The increased pressure with standing might be affecting a nerve. The exact location and type of pain are essential to solving the problem. The back could also be involved. To remove all doubt, seek an evaluation by a neurologist, orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist. Maybe even all three. ...Read more
Can u get pain in ball of foot and toes from a pinched nerve in back. Mri of fooot normal. Neurologist tells me pain from back. Hard to believe.
Neurologist...: is right. Sounds like further diagnostic and treatment planning is needed. ...Read more
I'm told sore foot and toes are from pinched nerve in back. Should l get second opinion from podiatrist. Would podiastrist be able to help problems?
Evaluation.: There is a host of conditions that can be responsible for both sore toes and sore feet. A pinched nerve would not be at the top of the list, but it is certainly a consideration. A more complete history and assessment are needed to isolate the true problem. if the symptoms are indeed due to a back problem, most specialists should be able to make the call. ...Read more
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