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When I'm laying in bed at night and falling asleep, my shoulder will jerk and my body feels kind of weird like its vibrating, feet cramps sometimes.
Sudden onset of first of all jerking shoulder & arm when lying flat then arms/hands & legs! But is always there when I out stretch arms?
Whenever I jerk my shoulder, I get a tingling sensationlike an electrical surge going down my arm. Should I be concerned?
Slipped disc?: Shock like sensations down a leg or arm sometimes indicate a slipped disc in the back. If the symptom persists, then a person should undergo a full neurological exam. Sometimes a scan of the spine is needed. Usually, if strength, sensation and coordination are healthy, all that is needed is some physical therapy focused on relieving pressure from a compressed spinal nerve root. ...Read more
What could be causing this peculiar jerk/spasm of the neck & shoulder that follows an intense tingling?
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
My shoulder injured by the heavy jerk, diagnosed as shoulder contusion. Please suggest me some exercise to overcome the problem.
You You must: You must see orthopedist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My grandma had a shoulder replacement about 3 weeks ago. My arm is is having spasms. Will not stop jerking and shaking. What should I do?
Sometimes I get a jerk/jump Reaction in the neck/shoulder region. It happens often enough for me to take notice. Why? Should I Bring it up with my Doc?
You may: Involuntary muscle contractions when falling asleep are quite common and are not a disease. It would be appropriate to discuss it with your doctor when you her/him. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any ...Read more
I have been getting weird jerks in back, shoulder and leg when l first fall asleep. Not all at same time. L have low iron levels could that be the cause?
Left shoulder injured 2years ago, all test clear. Now have swelling upper arm intense pain if I jerk arm, loosing usage of arm. Should I be concerned?
My 8 month old baby developed head tic/jerk to left shoulder when excited or sleepy. Her pedia prescribed extra b complex. Will she outgrow this?
Depends: Keep meticulous follow up with your pediatrician for your infant's development and growth. Keep a watch/diary of these events. Does she have a neck muscle that is tighter than the other side-muscular torticollis? If these events are more frequent and longer lasting-ask your pediatrician if a pediatric neurologist is worthwhile to consult with. ...Read more
Sir iam suffering from right hand shoulder dislocation This happened to me 6 times in last 2 year still muscle is weak I cant bear any kind jerks?
I can't answer properly because you did not mention whether or not a doctor has examined your shoulder issue.
If yes - what did the doctor do and/or say?
If no - you must see a specialist for your shoulder.
Please let me know how tings go. ...Read more
These count as hypnic jerks? 1 leg rapidly kicking for a sec, body twitching at the shoulder, finger tapping, & lips puckering while trying to sleep.
See below: From just the description you have listed, it may be a partial complex seizure. Are you aware of all of that occurring? It is recommended you consult with a neurologist for evaluation and treatment of these episodes. Hope that answers your question. ...Read more
Tendinitis in right shoulder: I suddenly jerked arm and swelling and whole arm pain w/ swollen hand followed. What should be done?
Ice, elevate: If you are having severe pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling, you should have it looked at in urgent care. Sometimes swelling can track between the tissues causing swelling in an area further down the body. Too much can cause other symptoms and should be looked at sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Cracking Shoulder: Painless snapping and cracking and popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson. ...Read more
Deltoid: Major muscle involved is your anterior deltoid. Your pectoralis major is also significantly involved. Triceps help with extension of your elbow. Supraspinatous, trapezius, serratus are also involved in the glide of the shoulder/scapula in this movement. ...Read more
Shoulder: Only if injected or put in the shoulder during surgery. Most likely however it would be in small amounts and absorbed. There have been rare cases of an "air embolus" leaving the shoulder during surgery when large amounts of air have entered the shoulder and the bone surfaces have been exposed. These can be fatal but once again are extremely rare (case reports). ...Read more
Many possibilities: Pain to the rhomboid and shoulder blade areas can be something as simple as muscle strain or spasms, or could be something serious like a heart attack. Because of the inability to get further information and to do an exam, it is best to see your doctor or go to the emergency department if the pain worsens. ...Read more
Depends: Shoulders can pop and click and make noise like any other joint. Depends on the location and activity that makes it pop. Rule of thumb is if it doesn't hurt and just makes noise its probably gonna be ok and could be just joint fluid shifting like when crack a knuckle. If you have pain or apprehension with the pop it could indicate a tear. In older patients it could mean arthritis. ...Read more
Shoulder scope: Any surgery has potential complications of bleeding, infection, nerve injury, or failure to correct the problem u have. Fortunately these concerns r unusual. Shoulder arthroscopy is very technical and should be performed by an accomplished shoulder surgeon to get a good result! ...Read more