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Dr. Scott Keith
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Loss Of Use Of Hands (Overview)

Inability to use the hands


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Multiple sclerosis cause loss of use of hands?

Multiple sclerosis cause loss of use of hands?

It can: Lesions of MS are present at multiple locations in the brain and spinal cord. Depending on the anatomic location of the lesions, a person could lose the use of hands. Legs are generally affected more than arms. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Loss Of Use Of Hands (Overview)

Inability to use the hands


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Multiple sclerosis -- is there loss of use of hands?

Multiple sclerosis -- is there loss of use of hands?

Multiple sclerosis: Inflamation attack on myelin covering nerves can attack any group of neuron so could give motor problems like loss of use of limbs. ...Read more

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I have a finger that locks closed when i grasp anything and need to know if this is something easily treatable. This has been going on for a year and started with my middle finger and then moved to the third finger. All my fingers on that hand are weaker

I have a finger that locks closed when i grasp anything and need to know if this is something easily treatable. This has been going on for a year and started with my middle finger and then moved to the third finger.  All my fingers on that hand are weaker

Trigger Finger: Most likey reason is that you have a trigger finger (or two). An experienced hand surgeon can help. Sometimes antiinflammatories can help (oral or injectable), and if not, a relatively simple surgical procedure can correct it. The first step however, is to see a hand surgeon and get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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After a treatment for m.S. With acthar i could no longer use my right hand to write. Type of exercises? Now its both hands now! please help

After a treatment for m.S.  With acthar i could no longer use my right hand to write.  Type of exercises?  Now its both hands now!  please help

MS attack: I am sorry to hear of your circumstance. Acthar is used as a treatment for an exacerbation of multiple sclerosis. It sounds like the multiple sclerosis attack is associated with your symptoms and not the acthar itself. You might want to meet with your neurologist to make sure there is no other contributory cause (i.e. Infections, b12, vit. D deficiency...). Updated mris, oct may be in order. ...Read more

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Left hand and wrist cramping w computer use. Arthritis/ carpel tunnel issues? Very uncomfortable. And more noticeable at night. . . best treatments??

Left hand and wrist cramping w computer use. Arthritis/ carpel tunnel issues? Very uncomfortable. And more noticeable at night. . . best treatments??

Hand pain cramps: Pain may not be due to carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel is classically associated with numbness and tingling, however many who have chronic carpal tunnel tend to play down or ignore declining sensation,Nerve pain can show up as an aching dull or sharp persistant unremitting pain. Pain can also be sasocosited with arthritis.SPLINTING not too tight at night can help cts and joint pain. ALSO OTC NSAID'S ...Read more

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My hands start shaking when i hold my phone, a cup, a bag, or even a camera. I use. Computer a lot. I'm 20. How to get rid of the shaking? Diet? Med?

My hands start shaking when i hold my phone, a cup, a bag, or even a camera. I use. Computer a lot. I'm 20. How to get rid of the shaking? Diet? Med?

Tremors: At your age, doubt there's anything serious, but recommend the neurological workup to determine the type of the tremor. Meanwhile , avoid excess caffeine or alcohol. ...Read more

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How can I prevent muscle loss if I have a broken hand?

How can I prevent muscle loss if I have a broken hand?

Continue to Train: If hand is in cast, modify exercises to continue strength training in biceps, triceps, forearm mm. Some studies suggest training contralateral side will help preserve strength in injured mm. Some injuries allow for switch to high repetition (50-100) lifts w/ much lighter weights. Though not likely to build strength, can be effective method of preserving strength and muscle size. ...Read more

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Multiple sclerosis cause loss of use of hands?

It can: Lesions of MS are present at multiple locations in the brain and spinal cord. Depending on the anatomic location of the lesions, a person could lose the use of hands. Legs are generally affected more than arms. ...Read more

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