A pinched nerve occurs when there is pressure on a nerve. This can happen for a variety of reasons. One being that a person holds their body in one position for a long period of time. The second can be from repetitive motions.
Some of the symptoms that come with a pinched nerve are:
- Muscle weakness specifically in the area that’s affected.
- Constant feeling that a hand or foot has fallen asleep.
- Numbness or decreased sensation in the area supplied by the nerve
- Aching, burning or sharp pain.
- Tingling or a pins and needle sensation.
Your Tampa Chiropractor Treatment Plan for a Pinched Nerve
Your Chiropractor near USF will first ask the follow questions:
- Ask how bad on a scale of 1-10 the pain is that day, at its worst, and at its best.
- Find out if you know how the pain began?
- Ask if you have had any prior surgeries, and to list all current medications that you’re taking.
- Want to know if anything you have tried to relieve the pain has helped.
- Will want to know if there’s anything that aggravates your pain.
After extensively going through your patient questionnaire and examining your body, Dr. Cobb will proceed to spend 20-25 minutes performing connective tissue release. For a pinched nerve, your Tampa Chiropractor can treat just about anywhere on the body, depending on where your arthritis is located.
After your Connective Tissue Release therapy, if your Tampa Chiropractor deems you fit for an adjustment, he will do exactly that. However, if Dr. Cobb feels that an adjustment could do more harm than good based on the state your body is in, then he will wait until he feels that you are okay to be adjusted.
If you are dealing with a pinched nerve, your Chiropractor near USF, Dr. Cobb, and his staff are here for you Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (9:00-12:00 & 1:30-7:00) and Tuesday and Friday (9:00-1:00).
We also serve: Temple Terrace, USF, Brandon, Riverview, Carolewood, Wesley Chapel, South Tampa, North Tampa, Temple Palms, Thonotosassa