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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Hand Nerves (Overview)

Hand nerves are the nerves that come out of the spinal cord and travel down the arms to the hands, to give sensation to the hands and to control the actions of the hand muscles.


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If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

Hand nerve injury: Can lead to numbness, muscle weakness in the hand, and at times contractors and stiffness but it is not fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
37 doctors shared insights

Hand Nerves (Overview)

Hand nerves are the nerves that come out of the spinal cord and travel down the arms to the hands, to give sensation to the hands and to control the actions of the hand muscles.


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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Nerves grow about 1 millimeter a day. ...See more

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Treating a Pinched Nerve (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch
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Get an Xray/MRI if pain lasts more than 4 weeks
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See a spine/pain specialist if pain doesn't improve
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I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

Tremors: You need t be evaluated first by your PCP to determine if the cause is medical such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as anxiety. ...Read more

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Does the hand and finger nerves go through the spinal cord?

Does the hand and finger nerves go through the spinal cord?

Yes: All nerves to the extremities (arms and legs) originate in the brain and spinal cord. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more