Pinched Nerve Treatment
Treatment for pinched nerve symptoms is plenty of rest. However, the rest may not always resolve the symptoms. If they persist, physical therapy for a pinched nerve in the neck is a good choice. Many medical professionals also recommend ice or heat for pain relief. However, if you are after a natural, non-surgical and drug-free approach, the A.S. Remodeling Protocol®, which is exclusive to The Head and Neck Centers of Excellence, is the way to go.
Pinched Nerve Symptoms
Symptoms include pain in the affected area, numbness or tingling, pins and needles, and muscle weakness. Some people will also experience worse pain than others. Pinched nerve headaches are also common – it may also cause numbness in the face. One of the most tell-tale signs of a pinched nerve is that of pain in the neck, back or shoulders that comes about suddenly and won’t go away.
What Causes a Pinched Nerve in Neck and Shoulders?
A pinched nerve in neck and a pinched nerve in shoulder blade can be caused by a number of things. The most likely causes include:
- Performing repetitive motions
- Staying in the same position for a long period of time
- Bulging disc