A pinched nerve occurs when pressure is applied to the nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles, tendons, or herniated discs. The pressure that supplied to the nerve causes the nerve to become pinched. It disrupts nerve function and causes pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness anywhere that nerve travels. A pinched nerve in Lafayette, LA can occur in many different places throughout the body. A pinched nerve in your wrist can cause carpal tunnel. A pinched nerve in your low back can cause sciatica. You may have heard a pinched nerve described as in entrapment syndrome, herniated discs, or radiculopathy. The truth is, it doesn’t matter what it’s called or where it’s located just as long as it gets fixed.
Pinched Nerve Treatments
The Mayo Clinic’s website suggests that with rest and other conservative treatments most people will recover from a pinched nerve within days or weeks. Sometimes surgery is necessary in cases where conservative treatment will not work but let us at Cavanaugh Chiropractic take that stress and worry away from you.
Luckily pinched nerves respond very well to our treatment. Our chiropractors use a natural approach to treatment by restoring motion to joints and helping muscles regain their proper length and tone. We use adjustments to induce motion of restricted joints and passive therapies like intersegmental traction and muscle stimulation to help relieve pain and decrease inflammation.
However, not everyone response to the same treatment. For the stubborn pinched nerves, we have 2 different forms of spinal decompression. The decompression treatment will relieve stress on the discs, nerves, muscles, joints, and tendons.
Pinched Nerve Relief
You shouldn’t have to suffer with a pinched nerve. If you or someone you know has been suffering with a pinched nerve, call our office to schedule your appointment today. 337-