• Laura Comelleri

Pinched Nerve Pain and Chiropractic Care

Updated: Sep 6


Person massaging pinched nerve in shoulder, neck area.

A pinched nerve occurs when a nerve is compressed or in an abnormal position. While pinched nerves are fairly common, pinched nerve pain can be extremely painful. A pinched nerve can be caused by any number of things, such as lifting heavy objects incorrectly, having improper posture, or simply twisting or turning the wrong way. Many people just assume that pinched nerve pain will eventually go away on its own, but it often doesn’t. That’s because pinched nerves can be caused by spinal misalignments, or vertebrae that are out of place, which put pressure on the nerves and cause them to be compressed. Pinched nerve pain can cause numbness, tingling, and a whole lot of pain. You may want to reach for medication to simply find relief from pinched nerve pain, but that relief is only short lived. As soon as the medication wears off, your pain will almost certainly come back. Find long-term relief for pinched nerve pain from a Franklin chiropractor who can address the root cause of the issue, spinal misalignments.


What Can Chiropractic Care Do For My Pinched Nerve Pain?


Lingering pinched nerve pain can be frustrating. This type of pain may come and go for long periods of time. It can affect your ability to perform even the simplest of tasks. While you may have tried just about everything to correct pinched nerve pain, consider chiropractic care from Franklin chiropractor Dr. Devan Arman to ease pain and find relief. Dr. Arman will examine the spine to locate spinal misalignments. Gentle and precise adjustments will correct these misalignments to ensure vertebrae are in proper alignment once again. Once the vertebrae are back in place, it will ease pressure on the nerves to alleviate pain so that you can function without pain once again.


Chiropractic Care Goes Beyond Alleviate Pinched Nerve Pain


While you may be happy to have relief from pinched nerve pain, chiropractic care has even more benefits for your health than just relieving the pressure on compressed nerves. The central nervous system requires proper spinal alignment to function optimally, but spinal misalignments disrupt this function and can cause nerve interference. This can lead to dysfunction and chaos within the body, including chronic pain, headaches, or even health conditions such as infertility or irritable bowel syndrome. But regular chiropractic care can ensure that the spine stays in correct alignment so the central nervous system can function at high levels of health. With regulars visit to Dr. Arman of Unity Chiropractic, you can experience an increased quality of life that not only brings about less pinched nerve pain, but also helps the body function optimally for a healthy, happy life.


When nothing seems to help your pinched nerve pain, don’t lose hope. Turn to Franklin chiropractor Dr. Devan Arman for help. Chiropractic care treats the root cause of pinched nerve pain so you can experience relief, and not only that, but you can also improve central nervous system function for increased health and wellness. The benefits of chiropractic care are numerous, so schedule your appointment today to experience them first hand for yourself.



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