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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
Inside (at bend) of left elbow extremely painful 2 days after workout (more than normal or other arm!). Movement very limited in both directions! ?
Medial epicondylitis: Pain where u are describing after workouts that involve using a " power grip" commonly irritate the flexor/ pronator muscle group on the 'inside' of your elbow. This is termed medial epicondylitis or " golfer's elbow". Rest from offending activities(s) and Ibuprofen may help. See your md if pain continues. Best of luck! ...Read more
Agonising pain right side if neck going down arm any movement is painful lyin dwn painful pain wakes me up came on an off durin day now severe constan?
Tendon Tear?: Patients with your symptoms sometimes have rotator cuff injuries ranging from tendinitis to a tendon tear. Your loss of strength is worrisome for your having a more significant rotator cuff tendon injury and should be evaluated to determine the diagnosis. After a history and physical exam and relevant imaging, your doctor will be able to make a complete diagnosis and make recommendations. ...Read more
Arm jerking: Involuntary arm jerking may represent either seizure or motor tics, in case of seizure if the arm jerking is sudden and vigorus with preserving of awareness, it can be a myoclonic seizure, if the movement is rhythmic in one side and unable to control it but can feel it, so it can be a simple partial seizure, then eeg can help in the diagnosis. The other possibility is motor tic with normal eeg. ...Read more
Possible: Temperature changes can cause muscles to get irritated. Muscles can contract in colder temps and dilate in warmer temps. Certainly, it is possible that persistent temperature differences compared to other muscles of your body, may cause come discomfort. ...Read more
It will not effect : The movement but the strength of the arm in bending (flexing) and also in the strength the forearm turning. ...Read more
Hi, I have pain in my upper left arm, that comes and goes, but does not get worse with arm movement. I am extreamly tired as well!
Arm pain: Your symptom is nonspecific but still could be due to muscular strain or inflammation, or tendonitis even if unaffected by arm movements. Another possibility is impingement of a nerve due to disc or spur problems in your neck. Tenderness over the upper arm favors tendonitis or a muscular cause. If cold and or hot applications and Advil (ibuprofen) type medication don't help, see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I had hemiarthroplasty surgery in april. I still have a lot of pain and little movement of my arm. What is the recovery time for this surgery?
Shoulder recovery : You should have regained your range of motion within the first three months. If this has not occurred you may have developed adhesive capsulitis, have unrecognized rotator cuff tear, or have a too large a prosthesis which is causing cam impingement. You should go back to your surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers