Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center -  - Chiropractor

Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center

Chiropractor located in Newark, DE

Pinched Nerve Specialist

A pinched nerve can be both painful and disabling for the patient. Fortunately, Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center offers effective treatment options for patients suffering with pinched nerves. This service is available to patients throughout Newark, Delaware, and the surrounding area.

Pinched Nerve Q & A

Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center

What’s a pinched nerve?

A pinched nerve is a nerve that is under pressure because of nearby cartilage, tendons, muscles, or bones. When the nerve is under pressure, it can’t function properly, which leads to various uncomfortable symptoms for the patient.

What are the symptoms of a pinched nerve?

The symptoms of a pinched nerve may include a sharp or aching pain that radiates outward, numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness. The location of these symptoms depends on the location of the pinched nerve. In many cases, the symptoms of a pinched nerve worsen while the patient is sleeping. The symptoms of a pinched nerve may appear suddenly, or they may develop gradually over time.

What causes a pinched nerve?

In most cases, a pinched nerve develops because surrounding tissues move out of place, grow, or swell. In the lower back, for example, patients may develop pinched nerves because of bone spurs or herniated discs.

Some patients may be more likely than others to get a pinched nerve. Some of the risk factors for pinched nerves include poor posture, obesity, arthritis, and a history of injury in the area. Patients who perform repetitive actions may also develop pinched nerves.

How can Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center help with pinched nerves?

The doctors at Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center offer chiropractic care, massage therapy, and physical therapy to patients with pinched nerves. The goal of treatment programs is to relieve the pressure on the nerve, alleviate the patient’s symptoms, and help the patient avoid pinched nerves in the future. The doctors know that every patient is different, so they customize their treatment plans to meet the needs of each individual patient.

Can a pinched nerve heal?

The symptoms of a pinched nerve continue as long as the pressure remains on the nerve. Once the pressure is relieved, the nerve may recover. However, if the pressure had been on the nerve for an extended period of time, the nerve may have sustained permanent damage. In order to prevent permanent damage, patients should seek treatment for pinched nerves as soon as the symptoms appear.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Aetna
AmeriHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Coventry
Geisinger Health Plan
Medicaid
Medicare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "Professional, attentive, friendly. I've had a significant increase in mobility while coming to this office.... Worth every penny!"

    Michelle P.
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    "The massage, the staff and doctors are wonderful, I could not have been more pleased with the practice."

    Patricia R.
  • Google+

    "After only 2.5 months I am now able to walk longer distances, work out again, and sit for a couple of hours without pain!"

    Kellie R.
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    "Everyone knows everyone on a first name basis. They have flexible appointments for your schedule. I highly recommend Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center!"

    Kristine D.
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    "I never have to wait, I'm in and out in no time. And for once in my life I can finally say I am pain free thanks to Advanced Back & Neck Center!"

    Sabrina M.
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    "The improvements have been astonishing in just a short amount of time. I highly recommend this practice to anyone!"

    Taneisha N.
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    "I love this practice. I suffered from migraines for years!... I started in October 2015 and have not had a migraine since."

    Ayana C.
Location
Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center
54 Omega Drive, Suite F
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-321-6001
Fax: 302-368-1695
Office Hours

Get in touch

drmckay@advancedback.com
302-321-6001

Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center
54 Omega Drive
Suite F
Newark, DE 19713