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Rotator Cuff Arm Numbness
Could weakness and numbness in the rotator cuff down the arm from the shoulder be a full thickness tear?
Middle fingers on right is almost 100% numb and has an injury on rotator cuff on shoulder of opposite arm. Could numbness be from compensating for pain or from injury itself?
Uncertain: These may be two separate issues. But now It could come from carpel tunnel, or a C7 injury. I don't think it's related to your rotator cuff injury ...Read more
Did reformer pilates. Day after throb deltoid pain lft arm, inch or so below shoulder. Numbness in area? Could this be rotator cuff or just sprain?
The pain can be from many possible sources. Deltoid area pain with numbness may signify involvement of the axillary nerve or possibly the C5 or C6 levels at your neck. Early frozen shoulder pain can also be felt laterally. Hopefully, this is just a deltoid strain from the workout and will resolve shortly, otherwise see your doctor.
http://theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-pain.htm. ...Read more
Neck shoulder: Have your neck checked. Shoulder problems can radiate to the elbow but not as far downstream as the forearm or hand. ...Read more
Not usually: The shoulder is usually an 'innocent bystander' when it comes to neurologic problems such as numbness and weakness that is found beyond the shoulder in the arm and forearm. The more likely culprit for these complaints is actually nerve compression emanating from the cervical spine. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
I have rotator cuff tendinitis. About a month ago I started going numb from my shoulder to my elbow & now from my elbow to my fingers are tingling & numbing when I try to level my arm with my shoulder?
T.O.S.: Chronic shoulder aching followed by tingling ; numbness arm ; hand suggests thoracic outlet syndrome, as arm nerves are impinged (pinched) in shoulder region. These symptoms oft occur when arm raised to shoulder height as clavicle (collar bone) caused to rotate downward causing closure of space between clavicle ; underlying 1st rib. See an osteopath. Imo many neurologist doubt existence of tos. ...Read more
I recently had rotator cuff surgery. If I hold my arm in certain positions, part of my hand and last 2 fingers become very numb.
See below: The nerves for the arm pass very close to the site of your shoulder surgery. It is quite possible that some swelling or scar tissue is impinging on them as they cross near this area. Talk to your orthopedic surgeon about your symptoms and let them guide your care. ...Read more
Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain that radiates into the arm with associated numbness or weakness, suggests a pinched nerve. In older patients, this is often due to arthritis. Younger patients, herniated disc is often the cause. If symptoms result from postures or positions of the arm or shoulder, other causes are suggested: thoracic outlet, cubital or carpal tunnel. For symptoms that persist or worsen have a doc take a look. ...Read more
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
If waking with both-arm numbness and immobility happened a lot, yet hasn't happened in ages, am I better?
Sleeping style chang: Definitely, credit should be given to the changes that you've made, either knowingly or unknowingly. You essentially must have changed your sleeping style. Keep an eye out for a return, but for the most part it seems that you are healed. ...Read more
Of course: These symptoms may be related to developing stroke. ...Read more
Brief left side of face numbness and lower left arm numbness that went away after a few seconds. What's wrong?
Parasthesias: These symptoms are called parasthesias and could be a result of a number of different issues including anxiety or panic attacks, malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, neuropathies or nerve disorders, vascular problems, inflammatory or infectious diseases. This is only a short list, there are many causes of numbness and more history and an exam would need to be done to confirm a diagnosis or cause. ...Read more
Shoulder pain and right arm numbness took B12 vit. Thngs imprved, last time I hit the gym found sudden drop of strength in right arm?
Get a check up: I would suggest to contact your physician today to undergo a detailef history of the symptoms and followed by a thorough physical exam. He may order dome x-ray or MRI of spine to get the confimative diagnosis. In mean time, I would advise you to putneck collar to prevent any further injury to spine. Good luck! ...Read more