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.
If symptoms persist or pain is severe, see your doctor. You may need one or more types of treatment to shrink swollen tissue around the nerve. In more severe cases, it may be necessary to remove material that's pressing on a nerve, such as: Scar tissue, Disc material, Pieces of bone Treatment may include: NSAIDs. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen may reduce swelling. Oral corticosteroids. These are used to reduce swelling and pain.
Research is going on in this field.
Around half of the population of japan is suffering from pinched nerve.