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Is a Pinched Nerve a Permanent Problem?
As a Spine Surgeon, I see people with pinched nerves almost everyday. Fortunately, most pinched nerves do not become a permanent problem. That is why greater than 98% of pinched nerves can be treated without an operation. Pinched nerves are commonly caused by herniated nucleus pulposus (disk herniation), cervical and lumbar spondylosis (bone spurs). The […]
Think you have a pinched nerve? A pinched nerve is a common experience for most people over the age of 35. Usually, it is associated with pain, burning, or a tingling sensation to either the arms or legs. While the pinching can occur out the spine, in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, most […]