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Old 08-27-2012, 11:03 PM   #1
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Pinched nerve in neck!!

My doc has put me in a neck brace for a week thanks to a pinched nerve, I was wondering if this is considered a long time, I have worn it for two days already and am not really feeling anymore pain. Do I need to keep wearing it?
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I am not under any medication

 
Old 08-28-2012, 09:48 AM   #2
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Re: Pinched nerve in neck!!

I would think that you only need to wear it for as long as you have pain...If you have the brace off and can do small stretches with your neck without pain...you are good to go

There isn't any worry about damage like with an actual disc herniation....so that is why your Dr. just put a week for you to wear it as the treatment as most people heal within that time frame..

 
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