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Pinched Nerve Treatment

Pinched nerve, also known as nerve compression, can cause discomfort and affect your quality of life. As experienced chiropractors, we're here to offer guidance and treatment options to alleviate pain.

 

Don't suffer needlessly with pain, book an appointment today and get started on your path to healing in a compassionate and caring environment.

 

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Treatment Options for a Pinched Nerve

There are multiple treatment options a patient can receive to treat a pinched nerve from a chiropractor. A comprehensive treatment plan could include:

These noninvasive and holistic treatments can be used alongside other treatment methods to ensure you are finding relief quickly from discomfort and regaining your mobility back. 

Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve

It's important to recognize the symptoms of a pinched nerve to better understand your options for treatment and to know if you should seek help. If you are experiencing this symptoms, make sure to consult with a healthcare provider for diagnosis.

Pain

One of the most common symptoms of a pinched nerve is pain, which may vary in intensity and location depending on the affected nerve. You may experience sharp, shooting pain, dull aches, or radiating pain that travels along the path of the compressed nerve.

 

Numbness or Tingling

 Numbness or tingling sensations, often described as pins and needles, can occur in the area supplied by the compressed nerve. This sensation may be localized or extend along the affected nerve pathway, such as down the arm, to the hand, or in the leg or the foot.

 

Weakness

 Muscle weakness or difficulty with certain movements may occur when a nerve is compressed, as the signals between the brain and muscles are disrupted. You may notice weakness in specific muscles or a general decrease in strength and coordination.

 

Burning or Radiating Sensations

Some individuals with a pinched nerve may experience burning or radiating sensations that spread outward from the site of compression. This sensation may worsen with certain activities or movements that aggravate the nerve.

Increased Sensitivity

Hypersensitivity or heightened sensitivity to touch, pressure, or temperature changes may occur in the area supplied by the compressed nerve. Even light touch or gentle pressure may trigger discomfort or pain.

 

Muscle Spasms

 Involuntary muscle contractions or muscle spasms can be caused by compression on the nerve. These spasms may be painful and contribute to further irritation of the compressed nerve.

 

Changes in Reflexes

 Changes in reflexes, such as diminished or exaggerated reflex responses, may be observed when a nerve is compressed. This can be assessed during a physical examination by a healthcare professional.

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