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A 49-year-old female asked:

Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Probably: If the tightness puts pressure over a cervical or thoracic nerve it will cause pain and numbness.
Dr. Brian Kelly
Neurology 32 years experience
Cervical Radiculopat: A pinched nerve in your neck could cause the above symptoms. See your doctor or a neurologist.

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Last updated Jul 21, 2019

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