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Exercises For Circulation Problems In The Right Arm
Can a pinched nerve cause Numbness and weakness that comes and go on the right arm/hand and right leg/foot? Also, pain in the shoulder blade/bicep.
Yes: Numbness and weakness in the right upper and lower extremities may indicate nerve compression at the level of the spine. MRI and EMG could localize and prognosticate a compressive neuropathy and would give guidance to appropriate treatment options. Consult with a physical medicine and rehabilition specialist would be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can bulging spinal disks cause u to have problems with the raising of your arm. 3 disks on left side of back. Problem raising left arm for 4 months.
No: Cervical disc herniations can but not disc bulges these are often asymptomatic incidental findings more likely than not. Cant be used to explain nerve dysfunction so great so as to cause weakness exploration of another theory for arm weakness is in your best interest ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a feeling of heaviness or weakness in both arms? The sensation is mostly in the bicep area. PCP said heart ok. Also pressure in jaws.
Other Possibilities: Nerves from Cervical spine could be affected. The blood flow going to the areas could be restricted, the muscles could be overused and not getting enough hydration-electrolytes causing lactic acid to build up. Also could be referred pain from abdomen-either right or left upper quadrants. And finally stress can do many things. Causes a chain reaction of neurohormonal fluctuations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A spine surgery was done because of foot drop in my right leg.Some weakness in left leg too. Symptoms are still prevailing. Any exercises to correct
Potentially: You should definitely check with your surgeon. There are sometimes that a foot drop may just may need more time, sometimes exercises are indicated, and sometimes even a repeat MRI is indicated. Also, foot drop does not always resolve with surgery. Your surgeon will know about your case. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had nerve entrapment in cervical spine with repair surgery in 2010. Have nerve damage in the medial side of the arm to thumb. I get sporadic spasms in the arm that locks my hand and fingers. Cause?
II have weakness in legs below knees, pain in left arm and feels no strength in lhand and legs on left side.
also pain in neck while reading. Tessts ?
See a doctor: Weakness in the extremities may signal a neurological disorder. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Pain in the right side of body. Started off in ankle then back neck hand and inside leg. I can't sleep with the discomfort. Please help?
Likely cause is the : Back. The nerves in the back whorl like an electrical circuit with the "electrical panel" being the nerves in your back. When you feel pain in all of these places, there is likely a problem in the "electrical panel" namely, your back. ...Read more
Treated a long standing pain and numbness at right scapula with chiropractic, massage therapy and acupuncture. Pain moved to the front of shoulder?
What is the problem if there is always numbness in your left arm, both shoulders, back of the neck and headache?
Always numbness : In left arm is not normal , see u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
What treat should be of following sypmtoms
Pain radiate from back to left leg and difficulty in moving legs and high bp 180/100, abdomen pain on rit s?
R/O DISC DISEASE: Your description of the pain sounds neuropathic in nature . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam. Full lab tests including TFTS /Vit b12/Vit d/ Lyme disease. If symptoms persist an you have increased knee reflexes, MRI of brain would be needed to evaluate for MS. If reflexes are weak or foot drop is present. Mri of lumbar spine is needed to rule out herniated disc . HTN NEEDS TO BE W/U also ...Read more
The muscle which in right shoulder is tied with some pain, the problem is sometimes the pain comes with numbness in right face so what should I do ?
Arthritic right knee and right sided hemiparesis post stroke. Movement restricted by big knots in muscles around back of knee. How to remove knots?
Post left pneumonectomy pain in left arm, shoulder and hand. Work on a computer 7hrs/day. What is causing numbness/pain/tingling in my left arm?
Could be from: The procedure( irritation of pinching of the nerve ) but also you may have unrelated cervical or lower thoracic degenerative disease that is causing the symptoms. I believe you need to see either a neurologist have and through evaluation and run certain test like nerve conduction test and possible MRI of the cervical and upper thoracic region . Clinically you have neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone have Lyme disease without fatigue? Muscle aches/tightness in right side of body, esp upper back/scapular area, arm, and leg for 3 weeks?
Can vitamin d deficiency cause pain in back right arm and right leg with stiff calf muscles and tingling , a little right portion of back is stiff?
Vitamin D deficiency: would not be my first impression. Certainly significant vitamin D deficiency can cause symptoms of bone, joint or muscle pain, it would not be so localized as you suggest involving specific areas of the right leg and arm. I would be more suspicious of a nerve impingement syndrome involving your back. This requires careful evaluation by your doctor and possible imaging, i.e. CT or MRI.Make an appt ...Read more
I get neck massages for moderate to severe neck arthritis, often the pain seems to emanate in the muscles of my upper-back. Which should be main focus?
Multi focus: Moderate to severe neck arthritis can cause referred pain and spasms to the upper back muscles. Massage therapy can be helpful in reducing pain. In order to decrease the pain a multi disciplinary approach will likely be more successful including being mindful of posture/ergonomics, stretching and strengthening program, stress reduction and others. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
My right arm hurt I was wearing a gown it rolled up while I was sleep & cut off my circulation in my arm help pls what can I do to make my arm better?
Relax your arm: Just remove the nightgown and straighten the arm. The blood will flow and your arm should feel better in a few minutes. Shake your arm out gently also ...Read more
Go to ER now: If you think blood flow is cutoff then go to er now. Every minute counts. Go. ...Read more
Forearm veins .. I recently lost blood circulation in my left arm but I got it back to flowing. Weird question but now one of the veins in my left arm looks different from my right arm. Should I be worried?
Prominent veins: Did you have blockage in the circulation at the age of 18 yrs ? What was the reason for it. It is not common to have upper extremity circulatory block especially at your age. Talk to some one with the detailed history. Block In the vein or artery? do you have preexisting blood clotting abnormality. It is not the visible vein but your underlying problem is more important to be addressed properly., ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right arm loses blood circulation and it eventually wakes me up. This happend a few times this past month.. Also i'm a c6, C7 quadriplegic with limited access to a doctor.
If my right arm and hand from the elbow down are tingling, is this probably a sign of poor blood circulation?
Cubital tunnel: A more common cause of the described symptoms is compression of the ulnar nerve behind the elbow. Tingling from ulnar nerve goes into the small and ring finger. Try wearing an elbow pad with the pad rotated around to the front of the elbow at night. This keeps the elbow from bending, thereby keeping pressure off the nerve. If symptoms persist, consult with an upper extremity surgeon. Emg helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are the vains in my left arm/hand smaller than the vains in my right arm/hand? I'm wondering if my circulation is as good for both limbs
As a child i lost circulation to my right arm. I have bad circulation in both my hands, they always look red and swollen. Lately i get light headed
Rule out vasculitis : I would recommend you get seen immediately. It sounds like you may have vascular symptoms that may or may not be Takayasu's Arteritis. I am concerned that you need to be treated immediately in person because your dizziness may reflect cerebral ischemia. Good luck. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001250.htm ...Read more
I am getting numbness in face and right arm at night is this due to poor circulation i also have pain in left carotid artery and weak heart?
Concerning: A blockage in the left carotid area can cause numbness,tingling and paralysis of the right side of the body. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to deal with this serious issue and I feel that this should be evaluated urgently. I assume you are already taking daily aspirin and more treatment may be needed to avoid a stroke if there is significant blockage in that artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I worry about circulation problems? My arm was numb when I woke up, & it didn't take as quickly to get back to normal.Took about a full minute.
Many things: Almost any exercise that uses the arms or legs with increase the circulation to those parts. The muscles that move them require blood flow, so using them stimulates the blood to push the blood in. Swimming is great to work out all four extremities (arm & legs). An elliptical machine is also good. Other activities may be better for either arms or legs. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm having a problem with circulation on might right arm and forearm, I have beentaking high blood pressure,?
When i put any pressure on my left arm or hand ..(like laying head on arm or hand while laying down, goes numb. Circulation problem?
Im 25 get neuropathy on both legs & arms. I know its due to circulation..What can I do ? I don't have health problems ..Dont wanttae meds.Why do I get
Bruise on back of left arm poor circulation in that arm due to neck problem should I see a doctor?
If it is red & : Swollen then yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
My right arm all of a sudden started feeling heavy/ weaker. It also aches. Could this a be a problem ?
R arm weakness: Sheldon, at your age it probably does not mean anything except that you have done a little more exercise or used the right arm a bit more than the left. Be on the lookout for worsening weakness, redness, swelling and numbness in the arm. If this is occurring please go in and see a doctor to evaluate thanks ...Read more
I haven't used my right arm too much for some years and now it seems really weak and I have a hard time using it. What seems to be the problem? Thanks
See your physician: First, it is important to know why you haven't used your right arm. If an arm is not used for a long time, the muscles will atrophy and become weak. Strength will improve with exercise and physical therapy. This is uncommon in someone 16 years old. You need to see your physician for an evaluation of the problem in order to find the answer.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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