A “trapped nerve” is a condition when enhanced pressure causes the damage or irritation of a peripheral nerve. It results in uncomfortable sensations, pain, and numbness in the affected region of the back, neck, or shoulders. Risk Factors for a Compressed Nerve Any factors which cause aggravated pressure around the cervical region can cause a compressed nerve. Common reasons .
Nerve Impingement Syndrome A trapped or compressed nerve can arise from sudden movement or any minor injury, and while the condition is troublesome causing pain, numbness or tingling in the arm, hand or finger etc, the condition is easily treated by mobilisation: gentle oscillatory movement applied at the correct spinal level by an experienced practitioner usually cures the problem completely .