A pinched nerve occurs when there is damage or injury to a nerve. When a nerve is pressured or damaged, it can become tight and cause pain and aggravation. Essentially, when a nerve is being compressed, you may feel pain. Pinched nerves can occur in the lower back, neck, and other areas of the body.
The most common 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 in Manassas, our spine doctors are trained and prepared to help you treat and manage your pain. We’ll begin by reviewing diagnostic imaging to properly diagnose your condition, and we will then come up with an individualized treatment plan. Some of our most common treatments include:
The treatments we recommend for you will be based on the severity of your pinched nerve, your health, and other factors. Please get in touch with our office to request more information about pinched nerve treatments in Manassas.