What are symptoms of spinal nerve root compression?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Pressure on a spinal nerve root can cause pain, tingling, and numbness along the path of the affected nerve. The animation shows how the path of this pain.

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