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What is nerve impingement?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Pinching of nerve

It is pinching or compression of a nerve due to either a disc herniation, spinal stenosis , a bony ridge or spur, overgrowth or unfolding of ligament, overgrowth of a facet joint, from spinal instability.
From a spinal deformity, from a synovial cyst, from excessive fat in the spinal canal, from a spinal fracture, from a spinal tumor, infection or even a bleed or vascular problem. I can list ...

In brief: Pinching of nerve

It is pinching or compression of a nerve due to either a disc herniation, spinal stenosis , a bony ridge or spur, overgrowth or unfolding of ligament, overgrowth of a facet joint, from spinal instability.
From a spinal deformity, from a synovial cyst, from excessive fat in the spinal canal, from a spinal fracture, from a spinal tumor, infection or even a bleed or vascular problem. I can list ...
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology

In brief: Nerve under pressure

It means that the nerve is pinched.

In brief: Nerve under pressure

It means that the nerve is pinched.
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