Cervical radiculopathy is sometimes called a pinched nerve.
Sharp pain and tingling in the neck or arm are symptoms.
The condition often improves without treatment. If it doesn’t improve on its own, a movement-restricting collar, physical therapy, medication, or surgery may help.
- Pinched nerve
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.
More than 200,000 US cases per year
Treatable by a medical professional
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging often required
Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong