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Pinched Nerve (Nerve Entrapment or Nerve Compression) Topic Guide

Pinched Nerve Pinched Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck, back, shoulder, elbow, and wrist can be caused by a variety of conditions, for example, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disc, sciatica, arthritis, spinal stenosis, trauma, and more. Pinched nerve symptoms include pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness. Treatment for a pinched nerve may include rest, ice, medication, or physical therapy.

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Medications:

pregabalin Pregabalin

Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures ...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »