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Remedies For Jerky Arm Movements
Nonspecific: Jerky arm movements could be a sign of cerebellar ataxia, but could also represent a variety of tremors, chorea, myoclonus, and even focal seizure activity. Sure, some pts might have ms, but others might have essential tremor, parkinson's, huntington's, brain tumors or bleeds, etc. An expert neurologist can sort all of this out and pinpoint the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have pain in the upper right arm when doing reaching movements, esp. When placing arm behind back or over head. How can I remedy this? Thank you!
For approx 1 yr, many muscle spasms: abdomen, under ribs, back, lower arms, hands-long lasting. Occurs with certain movements.
Hand-arm will sometimes freeze-up. What could be causing this & remedy.
Moving my arm a sharp shooting pain from elbow to wrist. I'm a heavy equipment operator. Very physical job, repetitive arm movements. Home remedies?
Frozen shoulder?: Medically known as bursitis of the shoulder can cause significant pain and reduced range of motion, especially reducing the ability to raise the arm above the shoulder level etc....Often, bursitis occurs without obvious trauma. So, check with your doctor who can perform some simple maneuvers to determine the problem you may have... ...Read more
Possibly: It sounds like you are describing stimming behavior or stereotypic movements or even a tic. They can be sensory seeking in nature, related to ocd or some other biomedical problem such as post infectious. The movements should be observed and evaluated by your son's provider. ...Read more
Accelerometer: I first learned of this device at a conference last summer. I have used myself and recommended for many of my patients. It nicely gives you on line updates and links to apps on your phone like myfitnesspal. It is based on a technology called an accelerometer, which measures your acceleration through space. You can't fool it by swinging your arms or shaking it in your hand. ...Read more
Not sure..,?crepitus: With out an examination and maybe some diagnostic testing like an x-ray to start, I am not sure what the clicking is due to . Crepitus is a medical term to describe the grating, crackling or popping sounds and sensations experienced under the skin and joints or a crackling sensation due to the presence of air in the subcutaneous tissue. ...Read more
What can cause arm pain (left)? Feels like it's hard to make some movements.I sometimes have to take my other arm to lift my arm because it hurts
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