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Doctor insights on: Inability To Do Repetitive Hand Movements

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Numbness in finger due to repetive motion?

Numbness in finger due to repetive motion?

Numbess in finger: Repetitive motion would be a typical cause of this finding. You can get this just from writing with a pen or pencil a lot (especially if it does not have a soft grip). Various work tools (power tools, etc.) will do this. If the numbness is just occuring in a single finger, either chronic pressure or repetitive motion is likely the cause; if more than one finger is affected, carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Can sciatica lead to involuntary toe movement?

Can sciatica lead to involuntary toe movement?

Possible: If nerve is irritated enough, you can have odd movements occasionally. ...Read more

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Question about hand numbness and inability to move your index finger?

Question about hand numbness and inability to move your index finger?

Could be your neck: A bulging disc in your neck could be pinching the nerve to your finger. When numbness and pain strike the same area, the problem is often more central. This can be checked with an EMG (looks at the nerve conduction) and possibly fixed with surgery. There are lots of causes, though, and this can be very serious so get it checked out right away! ...Read more

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Does finger fracture lead to difficulty typing?

Does finger fracture lead to difficulty typing?

Absolutely!: Once the fracture has healed and depending on the locaiton of the fracture and whether the joint and or the tendons were involved, one can have difficulty ty[lkadkfa; ;'n'dfalkfnd' a. ...Read more

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Overextension of 4 fingers due to cp. cant keep hand/palm straight, fingers extend out to the right. Thought to tie with band? What exercises help?

Overextension of 4 fingers due to cp. cant keep hand/palm straight, fingers extend out to the right. Thought to tie with band? What exercises help?

Varies : Multiple potential treatments to varying degrees of success including simple stretching, therapy, dynamic splinting, Botox injections or surgery. Don't hesitate to see a specialist to discuss which options are best for you. ...Read more

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My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...

My Friend is experiencing  arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...

How long? One side?: If this is on one side & started suddenly you should get it checked urgently http://www.stroke.org.nz/See-a-Stroke-FAST If the symptoms have been coming on slowly (days-weeks), this could be a nerve problem in the neck http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/herniated-disc/cervical-herniated-disc-symptoms-and-treatment-options . Either way an examination with a Dr is advisable. ...Read more

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Can diabetic nerve damage cause tremors in your hands when trying to articulate or manipulate objects?

Can diabetic nerve damage cause tremors in your hands when trying to articulate or manipulate objects?

Probably not: What you have sounds like what is called an intention tremor. This occurs in many people without diabetes as well as diabetics. It is usually something that is difficult to treat but does not mean anything serious is wrong. The only way to tell is have a full examination with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Treatment for carpal tunnel syndrom, i'm unable to grip and move hands well?

Treatment for carpal tunnel syndrom, i'm unable to grip and move hands well?

Usually a splint: Initial conservative care for cts is a wrist splint. I would advise an evaluation by a hand surgeon . If you are having continuous symptoms of numbness and tingling you need to seed a hand surgeon asap. ...Read more

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How can I treat weakness due to excessive hand practice?

How can I treat weakness due to excessive hand practice?

Get evaluated: You may have developed carpal tunnel syndrome due to repetitive flexion/extension hand activities, which could well be readily reversed. Other causes could be uncovered by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be any hand exercises i can do to make my hand less stiff?

Can there be any hand exercises i can do to make my hand less stiff?

Heat and Ball: Use a moist heating pad you place in Microwave. Then use a soft ball or putty and work on squeezing exercise. ...Read more

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Rx Inability to ambulate. However no movement neck head chess both arms as well as legs.. inability to ambulate mean total paralyzation?

Rx Inability to ambulate. However no movement neck head chess both arms as well as legs.. inability to ambulate mean total paralyzation?

Inability to ambulat: JulianneB ~ from this description, there is inability to ambulate(walk) and no movement of neck, head, chest arms and legs. Were you breathing? This is the description of a comatose individual and if you were not it sounds like a very bad clinical note ! Or perhaps we should see more of the note to decipher! thanks ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my hand-eye coordination and reflex skills?

What can I do to improve my hand-eye coordination and reflex skills?

Practice : There are some studies that show (and this may seem crazy) video games increase hand and eye coordination. ...Read more

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How can you to prevent rsi on the hand (repetitive stress injury)?

How can you to prevent rsi on the hand (repetitive stress injury)?

Avoid it: All activities should be started gradually just like a sport or exercise. Too much too fast will lead to injury. Be sure to take breaks to rest. If your hand can't take the stress of the job, best to look for different job. ...Read more

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Anything requiring holding a grip (from writing to using a power tool), produces marked, persistent pain/tingling in that hand. Both hands. Ideas?

Anything requiring holding a grip (from writing to using a power tool), produces marked, persistent pain/tingling in that hand. Both hands. Ideas?

Hand pain: Pain, tingling in the hand suggests nerve impingement or damage. Anti-inflammatory medications and neuropathic pain medicine (gabapentin) can provide relief of the pain. Occupational therapy and wrist splints will help reduce the pain too. If the symptoms persist then a neurological evaluation and a nerve test can identify the cause of the pain and tingling. ...Read more

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What can autistic people do to hide their hand flapping?

What can autistic people do to hide their hand flapping?

They can work with a: Behavioral therapist to substitute à more social-acceptable, less noticeable movement. Depending on their intellectual ability, they may also learn self-calming techniques. Very low doses of anti-anxiety medication prescribed by a psychiatrist or a developmental/behavioral pediatrician can help even those who have intellectual disability, as may a reminder to have " quiet hands.". ...Read more