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I Am Having Numbnes On My Forearm And Pain In My Wrist
I have a wrist pain since 4 weeks sometimes it involves entire arm and forearm I feel numbness and unable to do anything what should I do?
Over the last 4-5 weeks I have been having right wrist pain with numbness in my pinky and ring finger. The pain & decreased ROM has
worsened. I have trouble lifting any weight at times. My forearm muscle will also have severe spasms and my bicep will ach
Ulnar Nerve entrapme: Hi Cindykay A700, What you describe could be an entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist (Guyon's Canal) or further up at the inside of the elbow (by the funny bone). You need to see a hand surgeon for diagnosis and you may require nerve conduction studies to determine the exact location. ...Read more
Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain.. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?
Physiotherapist wants to do dry needling to neck and forearm for chronic bilateral wrist pain (1 yr roughly)thoughts on opinions on this procedure ? He thinks there is compression of nerves.
Treatment options: Dry needling is very helpful for trigger points. I didn't actually know that dry needling could be used in the manner you described. There are many treatment options depending on the cause of wrist pain. Has the source of your wrist pain been diagnosed? I can't comment on the treatment plan that was offered to you. As a medical acupuncturist, I am not familiar with this approach to wrist pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had right forearm pain and wrist pain for a few days now . it hurts right in the middle of my forearm. What can I do for it ?
There are a variety: There are a variety of structures there. It could be tendon which may be my first consideration. But you have muscles, nerves, blood vessels, bone all there. Any of these can be the problem. You can try heat on the area but you may need to see your physician for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
What causes wrist pain that travels into forearm, then after few months moves into the shoulder & limits movement of shoulder. No lifting possible ?
synovitis: All of the tendons in your arms are c covered by tenosynovium. It lubricates them, gives them nutrition. Rarely, the tenosynovium gets inflamed and causes arm pain and numbness. T the synovium in the carpal tunnel swells and compresses the median nerve =carpal tunnel syndrome. Rest and anti-inflammatory meds are the treatment. Often cortisone is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
L Elbow n wrist pain with pain down L neck, L upper back, L upper arm and L forearm. Got the pain after swimming. 1 doc said golfer's elbow. Agree?
Wrist pain that shoots up arms on outside of forearm, and sharp pain on inside of elbow. Fingers curling towards palm. I'm a 17, been in pain 4 weeks?
Neuro check by Dr: Your history will help with the diagnosis by your doctor. S/he can only do this through a physical exam, and a neurological check, and possible imaging to confirm your diagnosis. You may need further work up. Also refrain from doing any computer work at this time, or it may make it feel worse. They will advise what type of hand splints to wear to reduce curling of fingers. Call your doctor today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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