Timberlake, NC
A 29-year-old female asked:

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

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Maughon
Pain Management 26 years experience
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.
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