A 36-year-old member asked:
Can a pinched nerve in elbow cause pain in shoulder/shoulder blade area?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched nerve in the neck, which can feel like a pinched nerve in the elbow. Many of these resolve on their own. If it persists, you can get it examined to get a clearer answer.
Answered on Nov 16, 2018
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