At Noble Choice Chiropractic, we frequently treat patients with what is most commonly called a “pinched nerve.” We use this term loosely because a pinched nerve rarely occurs outside of physical trauma, such as a car accident. More commonly, a nerve is irritated by the presence of a subluxation – or misaligned vertebrae.
There are many causes for an irritated nerve, including disc herniation, traumatic injury, weight gain, repetitive actions, pregnancy, old age, and more. Pinched nerve injuries can occur suddenly or over time. Treating a pinched nerve as soon as possible is essential to prevent symptoms from worsening.
Chiropractors are trained to correct subluxations in the spine, which helps prevent and heal pinched nerves. Consistent treatment from a chiropractor can help maintain a healthy nervous system.