Learning how to treat spinal stenosis can be difficult enough, and managing the symptoms of pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness that can travel through your spine and extremities is even more frustrating. So what do you do when you’re at work, are trying to be productive, but the nagging symptoms of spinal stenosis are distracting you? For most people with mild to moderate spinal stenosis, taking time off work when symptoms flare up simply isn’t an option, so it’s important to learn how you can manage symptoms while on the job.
If you are suffering from a pinched nerve in your neck, treatment in the form of temperature therapy may help bring you relief when used in conjunction with other conservative treatments. The benefits of applying hot and cold compresses to injured areas of the body have been known for hundreds of years, and today, physical therapists employ temperature therapy as a major facet of rehabilitation for injuries, postoperative pain, and degenerative conditions like pinched nerves in the spine.
While a pinched nerve in your neck can be a painful and frustrating condition, it is also a fairly common condition that can easily develop due to injuries or degenerative changes in the cervical spine. Anything from an inflamed ligament to a herniated disc to bone spurs can compress a cervical nerve root and give rise to symptoms of pain, tingling, numbness, or muscle weakness in the neck and upper extremities.
When candidiasis takes hold it can cause a whole host of symptoms, bamboozle many physicians and be hard to budge. Neck pain and candida are connected, here’s why. Read more