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Support Belt Pain Pinched Nerve
I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?
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
Does a pinched nerve C7 pressured on the root by a herniated disc will damage muscles that it support in the arm and hand?
Seen a doctor yet?: A pinched nerve (e.g. Sciatica) may cause severe pain and disability. If anti-inflammatories and usual pain meds have not controlled the pain then oral steroids (e.g. Medrol dose pak) followed by an injection may get the 'inflamed nerve' -under control. Other meds for 'nerve pain' may also help: Gabapentin or lyrica. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
Various: There are 3 classes of medications for this type of pain: 1- anti-inflammatory: steroids (solumedrol, decadron, etc)and nsaids (ibuprofen, motrin, naprosyn, etc) 2- muscle relaxants (e.g., soma, flexeril) 3- narcotics (vicodin, oxycodone, etc) i prefer using classes 1 and 2 before resorting to class 3. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a pinched nerve in my back the pain went away but my back feels funny and i can't stand for long why?
This pain that you : Had may have been friim a joint in the back known as a facet joint or from a disc issue. The facet joints are under load with standing while the discs tend to be under a higher load when sitting. So you need to exercise to strengthen your core muscle groups to help support your spine. See your doctor or a physical therapist for some exercise recommendations ...Read more
Yes: A lot of us have pinching of the nerves in the neck with no symptoms. ...Read more
When do you see a dr. about a pinched nerve? Pinched a nerve at work today and the pain just keeps getting worse despite me trying to relieve it.
You've answered it: If the pain gets worse and your efforts don't help - see a doctor. Very good thinking! ...Read more
I don't want to take steriod shots for a pinched nerve because all it does is relieve the pain. It doesn't fix the problem.
Well,...: It may if the nerve is being pinched from inflammation around where the nerve ravels through the joint...Decrease the inflammation, and improve your condition. Can the pain and inflammation come back,,-certainly, especially if you remain very active and do activities that will predispose you to aggravating the area. Check with your Dr. depending on the severity of your specific case. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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