A 36-year-old member asked:
can a torn rotator cuff cause a sleepy hand and arm?
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Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
No: Symptoms of a torn rotator cuff include pain, weakness, and loss of motion in the shoulder. The pain may be on the side of the shoulder and radiate to the elbow. A sleepy hand and arm would usually indicate compression of a nerve.
Last updated Sep 16, 2013
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