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How long does a pinched nerve usually last?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 12-16 weeks

Your symptoms should resolve within the first 3-4 months.
Physical therapy, rest, and injections can help. If the pain is unbearable, if you have weakness, then you may need to seek treatment sooner. You have excellent neurosurgeons in your town. Dr. Wade ceola and dr. Chad morgan are spine fellowship trained neurosurgeons in springfield who can help you.

In brief: 12-16 weeks

Your symptoms should resolve within the first 3-4 months.
Physical therapy, rest, and injections can help. If the pain is unbearable, if you have weakness, then you may need to seek treatment sooner. You have excellent neurosurgeons in your town. Dr. Wade ceola and dr. Chad morgan are spine fellowship trained neurosurgeons in springfield who can help you.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. Dhrumil Shah
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pinched nerve

Most of the acute pinched nerve symptoms get better within 6-8 weeks.
If any warsening of pain or weakness should be reevaluated. If it is chronic then multiple treatments are available but it does not get cured for the most part.

In brief: Pinched nerve

Most of the acute pinched nerve symptoms get better within 6-8 weeks.
If any warsening of pain or weakness should be reevaluated. If it is chronic then multiple treatments are available but it does not get cured for the most part.
Dr. Dhrumil Shah
Dr. Dhrumil Shah
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