A condition in which too much pressure is applied on the nerve surrounding tissues, like bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons is known as pinched nerve.
The pressure caused on the nerve disturbs its functioning and causes pain, tingling, numbness or weakness.
The signs and symptoms of pinched nerve include:
The most common treatment for pinched nerve is to rest affected area. You will be recommended to stop all physical activities or exert pressure on the area.
You may also need a splint or brace to immobilize the area depending on the part affected by pinched nerve.
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