I just went through experience of heriated disc (C5/C6) - my pain/weakness/numbness was in my right arm. From the time I woke up in excruiating pain until I felt relatively...(more)6-9-2016 2:36pm
"normal" again - I would say 6 weeks. For the first 7 - 10 days I was not really functional. It has been 3 1/2 months and just within the last week or so would I say I feel 100% again. So it is slower than you think. Physical therapy really helped me.
OR: My right hand (and I'm right handed) was really weak for at least a month (like I could barely lift a full coffee pot). But - that has gone away now too. The PT told me that...(more)6-9-2016 2:44pm+1 like
when the nerve is pinched, it is operating on reduced capacity. I was a bit skeptical of physical therapy but I felt like that is what got me back to health.