Any doctor would first and foremost advise you to rest and take things easy for a while. Pinched nerves can be recovered from within a few days or weeks. However, depending on the severity of the pinched nerve, a brace and/or surgery would be required. Like always, go see your doctor and he/she will know what's best. Best wishes :)
The first answer to this question is just absurd. Surgery? Really? May I suggest visiting a chiropractor, since they deal with bones and the reason for the pinched nerve is caused by your spine not being aligned properly. I had a pinched nerve in my lower back causing severe pain in my lower back and leg. Was unable to lift my leg. I can move and now feeling great. Of course it did take a couple of weeks at 3 visits per week. I just don't understand how people would want to have someone cut into them if they don't have too.
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