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A 63-year-old male asked:

What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2014


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