With nerve compression, sometimes pain may be your only symptom. Or you may have other symptoms without pain. These are some of the more common symptoms of compressed nerves: Pain in the area of compression, such as the neck or low back, Radiating pain, such as sciatica or radicular pain Numbness or tingling, "Pins and needles" or a burning sensation, Weakness, especially with certain activities Sometimes symptoms worsen when you try certain movements, such as turning your head or straining your neck.
Narcotics. These are used for brief periods to reduce severe pain. Steroid injections. These injections may reduce swelling and allow inflamed nerves to recover. Physical therapy. This will help stretch and strengthen muscles. Splint. A splint or soft collar limits motion and allows muscles to rest for brief periods. Surgery. Surgery may be needed for more severe problems that don't respond to other types of treatment. Work with your doctor to find the best approach for treating your symptoms.
Research is going on in this field.
Around 50% of population are affected by pinched nerve.