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Pinched nerves

A pinched nerve is not an uncommon occurrence in the back or neck.

If you're experiencing pain, tingling, weakness or numbness in your arms, hands, legs or feet, it's a good idea to get expert advice. Early diagnosis of the condition behind pinched nerve symptoms can bring you relief and lessen the chance of long-term damage or complications.

Pinched nerves: Causes and symptoms

Pinched nerves happen when a structural change in the neck or back puts pressure on a nerve. Possible causes of a pinched nerve include:

Pinched nerve treatment

At Twin Cities Spine Center, we believe strongly in conservative care for back and neck problems.

If you visit us with symptoms of a pinched nerve, our team will work to diagnose the cause of those symptoms. Then we'll likely recommend nonsurgical treatments like rest, anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy. These types of treatments, along with time, can often bring relief from the condition that's causing a pinched nerve.

If nonsurgical treatments don't work and surgery is needed, you can count on our surgeons. Our team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons who specialize in a wide variety of spinal conditions.

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