Physical Therapy in Plaistow for Upper Back and Neck
Welcome to Pinnacle Physical Therapy's patient resource about Cervical Burners and Stingers (Brachial Plexis Injuries).
Injury to the nerves of the neck and shoulder that cause a burning or stinging feeling are called burners or stingers. Another name for this type of nerve injury is brachial plexus injury. Football players are affected most often. Up to half of all college football players have had at least one burner or stinger. Many of these occurred during high school football. Fortunately, it’s not a serious neck injury.
This guide will help you understand:
- what parts of the body are involved
- how the problem develops
- how doctors diagnose the condition
- what treatment options are available