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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 […]

Pinched Nerve

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 […]