A pinched nerve occurs when more than required compression is applied to the nerve. The pressure is usually applied to the tissues, bones, cartilage, and muscle, This pressure hinders the normal functioning of the nerve, causing tingling numbness and pain. It can occur in any part of the body and causes numbness to the side areas.
A number of conditions may cause the tissue compression, including:
- Poor posture
- Wrist arthritis
- Stress from repetitive work
- Hobbies or sports activities
Symptoms of pinched nerves:
- Sharp and burning pain
- Tingling sensation
- Muscle weakness
- Numbness or decreased sensation
Contact us if you see these symptoms persist for more than one week. The treatment will be decided on the basis of the results of diagnosis. The diagnosis varies from place to place, but most of the time, it will be MRI, X-ray, and ultrasound. For pinched nerves, we often recommend physical therapy that improves the flexibility and strength of the muscles.
We recommend you to stop working more in order to save yourself from further damage. Visit us and we will make sure, the problem is cured for sure.