A pinched nerve (aka cervical radiculopathy) is basically when the nerve coming out of the spine gets irritated at the nerve root. This can cause pain and weakness going down into the arm. These exercises should help. See Doctor Jo’s blog post about this at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/pinched-nerve
You will need 10 tablespoons of salt and 20 tablespoons of oil (olive, sunflower).Mix the oil and the salt in a glass bottle, close it and leave it for a few days. Afterwards, you will get a light mixture. You should so this massage every morning. Rub the mixture with a vigorous massage, on the cervical vertebrae in sore places. Massage 2-3 minutes at the beginning. After the end of the massage, wipe the neck with a wet and warm towel.