How Long Does a Pinched Nerve Last?

A pinched nerve in the neck or back can cause shock-like pain, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness into the arm or leg. Here are some treatment ideas and how long it may take to find relief.

Is My Pain Sciatica or Something Else?

There are several conditions that mimic the shooting, searing pain of sciatica. Learn what conditions could be masquerading as sciatica and how your doctor might make a differential diagnosis.

2 Little-Known Treatments to Relieve Back Pain Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Not all relief from isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms requires a prescription.

2 Exercises to Relieve Sciatica Symptoms Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Exercise can bring meaningful relief from your isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms.

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Check out these back pain symptoms to see if you’re experiencing something similar.

Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

Terminology describing back pain that originates from a spinal disc problem can become confusing. Clarity can be gained, however, by focusing on the source of the pain: nerve irritation or disc space problems.
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