A pinched nerve can result from too much pressure on the nerve from surrounding tissue. This can cause numbness, tingling and pain. There are many treatment options for pinched nerves like complete rest, physical therapy, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, Corticosteroid injections, and surgery. If you are not getting relief from medicines and physiotherapy then surgery can help you.
A pinched nerve occurs due to too much pressure being applied to a nerve by tissues such as muscles, bones, tendons, and cartilage. Due to this pressure the nerve function is disrupted and this causes tingling, pain, weakness and numbness in the affected area. There are different treatments used depending on how chronic the condition is. Some of the treatments that are mostly used in for treating pinched nerves are Pain managing drugs, Physical therapy, Ice or heat therapy, injections and in severe cases surgery is also performed. Before getting any treatment started, it is important to get your condition thoroughly examined.