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A 38-year-old female asked:

Im a sports massage therapist right side predominantly hand and finger numbness and tingling, pain, goes into medial side of elbow and into armpit, loosing grip strength, shocks into palm of hands with certain movements, loosing range in shoulder ?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
It would be important to evaluate your symptoms as coming from a nerve impingement within the cervical spine. Especially since she has noticed strength changes. With your job, peripheral nerve impingements are common. Your doctor can evaluate you and order appropriate imaging studies to answer these questions.
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