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Anyone Recover from Stiff Neck/Pinched Nerve?


Anybody else had pinched nerve in the neck from heavy lifting and did your strength come back and how soon?

Woke up one day with a stiff neck. Didn’t think much of it until I got to the gym and tried bench press. My right arm just stayed there like the muscled weren’t engaging. Was pretty scary. The next day my neck was killing me and the pain radiating down my right arm with a dull ache. Found out I had a pinched nerve at the top of the spine. Feels locked and tight but the pain is easing. Really worried about permanent damage. Has anyone else this and how was your recovery?