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Pinched Nerve In Head Symptoms
I get a spasm/pinched nerve which lasts a spilt second at a time at the back of my head, every now then. More at work. Could this be serious?
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
Yes: Nerves in the upper cervical area can extend into the back of the head (occipital area) which can result in neck pain with combined headaches. Seek out a neurologist to evaluate for different types of headaches - if ruled out, consider imaging or other diagnostic testing to determine if headaches are spinal in origin. ...Read more
Herniated disc: A herniated disc in the neck can cause a pinched nerve or pressure on the spinal cord. Depending on the severity of the compression, the pain can radiate into the head, create tension migraines, radiating pain into the arms, hand numbness, weakness, and tremors or spasms in the legs. ...Read more
My son is in a habit of bending his head front when playing video games. 13 yr old. his back hurts around 1 area he said it feels like a pinched nerve?
What kind of treatment is available for neck an head pain related to what is thought to be a pinched nerve?
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