A pinched nerve occurs when there is compression on a nerve. The causes of a pinched nerve can range from inflammation, arthritis, repetitive movements or poor posture habits. A pinched nerve can cause uncomfortable symptoms and rob you from performing your daily tasks. Sovereign Rehabilitation can diagnose your pinched nerve and offer treatment to alleviate the pain that comes from it.
Symptoms of Pinched Nerve
A pinched nerve can occur in any area of the body. Depending on the location of the nerve, you may experience:
- Sharp pain in the back that travels to your foot
- Numbness of the skin
- Weakness in extremities
- Sharp pain in the arm or shoulder
- The feeling of pins and needles on the skin
- Worsening pain when you move
- Feeling that a hand or foot has “fallen asleep”
Pinched Nerve Diagnosis
A pinched nerve can sometimes be mistaken for a pulled muscle and can be difficult to diagnose on your own. It is important to have your symptoms evaluated by an expert. The licensed physical therapists at Sovereign Rehab have the expertise to diagnose a pinched nerve and will suggest a treatment customized to meet your individual need.
Pinched Nerve Treatment
Depending on the severity of the pinched nerve, there are several treatment options available. If the pinched nerve is mild, rest may be the answer. If the pinched nerve is causing you more severe pain and limiting your daily activities, physical therapy may be needed to achieve relief. The combination of exercise, massage and gentle stretches performed by a licensed physical therapist can give you the relief you so desperately seek.
If you are suffering from pinched nerve pain, we can help! Visit us here to view our services, read about our staff and fill out a contact form. Our professional staff will assist you with all of your physical therapy needs and get you back to living your fullest life.
Posted on behalf of Sovereign Rehabilitation
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: (404) 835-3340