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A 23-year-old male asked:

When i tilt my head forward, so my chin is touching my neck, i get a pulling pain in my left elbow and in my fingers, plus a tingling feeling?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
See below: Pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician
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Last updated Oct 27, 2022

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