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what is jerky arm movements

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: Jerky arm movements could be a sign of cerebellar ataxia, but could also represent a variety of tremors, chorea, myoclonus, and even focal seizure act ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Frozen shoulder?: Medically known as bursitis of the shoulder can cause significant pain and reduced range of motion, especially reducing the ability to raise the arm a ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Possibly: It sounds like you are describing stimming behavior or stereotypic movements or even a tic. They can be sensory seeking in nature, related to ocd or s ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
35 years experience Radiology
Paraplegia: May result in paraplegia, lack of motor output.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Accelerometer: I first learned of this device at a conference last summer. I have used myself and recommended for many of my patients. It nicely gives you on line ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure..,?crepitus: With out an examination and maybe some diagnostic testing like an x-ray to start, I am not sure what the clicking is due to . Crepitus is a medical t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: If it is mild and getting better, then you can wait.However if not getting better,then best to go ahead and see someone as could be a rotator cuff tea ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Medial epicondylitis: Pain where u are describing after workouts that involve using a " power grip" commonly irritate the flexor/ pronator muscle group on the 'inside' of y ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Buford
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon Tear?: Patients with your symptoms sometimes have rotator cuff injuries ranging from tendinitis to a tendon tear. Your loss of strength is worrisome for your ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Inflammatory: There may be an inflammatory reaction, frozen shoulder or another condition. Please see urgent care.
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