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After arthroscopic surgery on rotator cuff is it normal to have severe pain in the elbow and stabbing feeling in hand?

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Dr. Richard Maughon
23 years experience in Pain Management
Post op pain: No, but is is unlikely do to the surgery itself. Is it the forth and fifth fingers? If so i would highly suspect a ulnar neuropathy. This nerve is located where we call the funny bone. It can cause pain in the elbow and hand. Ask your orthopedist to evaluate.
Answered on May 22, 2015
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