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What can treatment for pinched nerves include?

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�NSAIDs. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen

�Oral corticosteroids

�Narcotics

�Steroid injections

�Physical therapy

�A splint

�Surgery

Work with your doctor to find the best approach for treating your symptoms.

From: Pinched (Compressed) Nerve WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai web site: "Pinched Nerve."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Pinched Nerve Information Page."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)" and "Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)."

Cleveland Clinic: "Pinched Nerves."

Washington University web site: "Nerve Compression."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai web site: "Pinched Nerve."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Pinched Nerve Information Page."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)" and "Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)."

Cleveland Clinic: "Pinched Nerves."

Washington University web site: "Nerve Compression."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018

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