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Pinched Nerve

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Please share your experience with pinched nerve. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: SeverelyTicked, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 05

Well, after over forty years in grocery retail my back pain from pinched nerve was tremendous. Thanks to my general physician for being absolutely squat in the way of help! Aleve, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen are as useless as a screen door in a submarine. I went and put myself on methadone at the clinic and it did keep me working a further two years. I'm 57 years old, not 16, and some of us need the heavy duty help guys!

Comment from: Dee, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 27

I had an MRI on August 5 showing I had a pinched nerve in my lower back. My toes were going numb, calf of leg hurt, sometimes walking I bent over in pain. I tried getting in with two different neurosurgeons and it took 6 weeks for one to call me and from the other one I never heard one word. They had the MRIs in hand. No faith left in these doctors.

Comment from: billG, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: February 01

I fell asleep sitting in my chair. My head was lying on my hand for about five hours, when I woke up my thumb and forefinger are in pain. I can’t write and I have no strength holding objects.

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Medically speaking, the term "myalgia" refers to what type of pain? See Answer
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