Patient Comments: Pinched Nerve - Causes

What was the cause of your pinched nerve?

Comment from: Jan, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 24

I got into accident 3 months back, a car rear-ended me. Since then, I been having a tremendous pain in my upper neck and lower back. I was in pain with pins and needles with my lower and upper back. Numbness and tingling with my arms and legs. I have an intense pain in the right lower back, from the buttocks down through my knee. It feels like electrical sensation running and poking my legs, arms and back. I have also an intense headache, my head was pounding in pain, from upper neck all the way through my spine that will cause me having difficulty sleeping at night.

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Comment from: Joycee Bastain, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 25

There are many causes for pinched nerve. I got this when I met with an accident. Applying ointment does not help, a homemade remedy which is a mixture of cinnamon and honey helps me to get relief from this pain.

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Comment from: garybegleman, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: May 12

I was wounded on the freeway by truck going approximately 30 mph.

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