Rest, physical therapy, pain medications and surgery are the treatment options for a pinched nerve running down the leg. Pinched nerves at several sites, such as a disk in the lower spine or in the leg itself, can lead t... More »

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Signs or symptoms of a pinched or compressed nerve in the leg or back include low back pain or pain that travels through the leg and foot, according to WebMD. Symptoms can include pain in the area of compression/inflamma... More »

The symptoms of a nerve leg pain is a sensation of numbness, weakness and tingling that originates in the lower back of a person, travelling through to the sciatic nerve of an individual legs, according to Spine-Health. ... More »

Rest is the most common treatment for a pinched nerve, but neurologists may also recommend physical therapy and medication, according to Mayo Clinic. Surgery may also be used if other methods do not ease the pain. More »

Treatment options for a pinched nerve in the neck include rest, anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy. Surgery to alleviate the pressure on the nerve is an option if nonsurgical treatments fail to solve the ... More »

Most of the time a general practitioner, or GP, can treat a pinched nerve; however, if surgery is required, then the patient will need to see a specialist for the operation, according to Mount Sinai Hospital. A pinched n... More »

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Treatment for a pinched nerve in the L5 and S1, or sciatica, includes pain medication, stretching and physical therapy, states the Laser Spine Institute. However, chronic or severe cases can require surgery or alternativ... More »