A pinched nerve occurs when there is damage or injury to a nerve. When the nerve is pressured or damaged, it can become pinched, or tightened and cause pain and aggravation. Essentially when the nerve is being compressed, you may feel pain. This can occur in the lower back or neck, among other areas.
Causes of pinched nerves include:
Symptoms are noted to be active pain either intermittent or chronic. Associated symptoms of numbness, tingling, weakness in the arms or legs are expected. Patients may describe their pain as an aching, throbbing, or a sharp sensation.
At the Spine Care Center, our medical professionals are trained and prepared to handle your spine condition. After reviewing diagnostic imaging, your provider can help you restore function and live life comfortably again. At the Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as:
The treatments we recommend for you will be based on the severity of your pinched nerve, your health, and other factors. Your customized treatment will be presented by your Spine Care Center provider in Virginia.