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A 23-year-old male asked:

Squatted with poor posture (forced my head up while body squating) upper left back cracked. now my shoulder blade/elbow/pinky goes numb off/on. cause?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Radiculopathy: It may be a radiculopathy from the neck. When a nerve becomes pinched or irritated in the neck it can cause pain or numbness that runs into the arm; I suspect this is what occurred. Don't hesitate to be seen if it does not get better quickly.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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