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What is best for a pinched nerve in neck? Heat or ice?
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Dr. Robert Greer
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In brief: New:ice;old:heat
A "pinched nerve in the neck" covers a lot of diagnostic ground.
If you have numbness and/or tingling in your arm or hand this may be a cervical neuropathy caused by a nerve impinged as it exits the cervical(neck) vertebral hole(foramen). A cheap and often effective treatment is home traction.It consists of an over the door pulley and halter.

In brief: New:ice;old:heat
A "pinched nerve in the neck" covers a lot of diagnostic ground.
If you have numbness and/or tingling in your arm or hand this may be a cervical neuropathy caused by a nerve impinged as it exits the cervical(neck) vertebral hole(foramen). A cheap and often effective treatment is home traction.It consists of an over the door pulley and halter.
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