A member asked:

Negative mri, negative emg..... can severely tight muscles cause numbness from the neck down to the hand?

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Dr. Mark Weston answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Yes: Thoracic outlet syndrome from tight scalene the negative test should be readsuring to you that nothing structural is happening megative emgs are always good news no neuropathy no permament nerve damage.

Answered 12/8/2016

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Dr. Kenith Paresa answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Yes: Tos radiates, myofascial pain can radiate, shoulder pain can radiate to hand. Radiating symptoms are not always reliable.

Answered 6/3/2014

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