Examples of thoracic radiculopathy include a pinched nerve or swelling that compresses the nerve.
Symptoms include a band-like pain around the chest.
Treatment may include self-care, medication, and physical therapy.
- Pinched nerve
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.
Fewer than 200,000 US cases per year
Treatable by a medical professional
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging often required
Medium-term: resolves within months