Some people use the following to manage symptoms:
Research indicates that some of these may provide relief for nerve pain or damage that stems from the neck.
If pain is severe or persistent, a doctor may suggest:
A steroid injection aims to relieve pain by reducing inflammation. Using X-ray guidance, the doctor will inject the steroid into the roots of the affected nerves.
However, steroids can also have adverse effects, so a doctor will usually try to limit their use.
It is essential to follow the doctor’s advice when using medications.