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Can a re injured rotator cuff cause tingling and pain in the affected shoulder?

Can a re injured rotator cuff cause tingling and pain in the affected shoulder?

Yes: Tingling is non specific and might indicate superficial nerve irritation. Pain certainly can come from recurrent rotator cuff injury. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Could a rotator cuff injury lead to a tingling in your fingers?

Could a rotator cuff injury lead to a tingling in your fingers?

Unlikely: Rotator cuff ' injuries' usually result in pain@ night and referred pain to the deltoid( mid- upper arm). Pts. W/ rot. Cuff tears for some time can have pain/ spasms in their neck( trapezius usually) because of their difficulty elevating their arm normally and their resultant use of their scapula to ' help'raise their shoulder..'.Tingling'in fingers is rare w/ rc injuries.(cts, rad.Pain >common). ...Read more

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Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Could be from neck: I see many patients with rotator cuff tears that also have numbness, tingling, and even weakness below the shoulder into the arm, forearm, and wrist/hand. The neurological symptoms below the shoulder notoriously arise from an ongoing neck problem such as a pinched nerve within the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Will a rotator cuff tear cause tingling in hand?

Will a rotator cuff tear cause tingling in hand?

It can: If the swelling in the shoulder is enough to put pressure on the nerves to the hand. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Tingling: Possibly but not common. Tingling generally implies that a nerve is compressed or pinched or irritated. This is not a common associated finding with rotator cuff tears. ...Read more

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Im having pain in my left deltoid area continious numbness & tingling in finger 3, 2, & 1. I had an mri, no torn rotator cuff or acoromin issue. ?

Im having pain in my left deltoid area continious numbness & tingling in finger 3, 2, & 1.  I had an mri, no torn rotator cuff or acoromin issue. ?

Check neck: Could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. A herniated disk in the neck could be causing your symptoms. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I was told by chiropractor that i had a strained rotator cuff. Well I have tingling in my 4-arm wrist and hand. And my right foot too is that normal?

I was told by chiropractor that i had a strained rotator cuff.  Well I have tingling in my 4-arm wrist and hand. And my right foot too is that normal?

These symptoms: May have no relationship to one another. A strained rotator cuff and forearm paresthesias (tingling) warrant at least a cursory talk with an advice nurse; an evaluation of right foot tingling deserves a course of conservative treatment...Stretching, heat...Before proceeding further. I certainly agree with another doc on our network who just suggested an eval for possible neck nerve root entrapment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a torn rotator cuff?

What are the symptoms of a torn rotator cuff?

Weakness: Not all rotator cuff tears have the same symptoms. Some tears prevent the shoulder from being stable enough to raise the arm up, causing weakness. Other tears cause enough pain to prevent specific motions. Other rotator cuff tears have stabilized in a way that there are very few symptoms and the patient never even knows there is a tear. The diagnosis needs to be individualized with your surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a torn rotator cuff?

Pain at night: Shoulder pain associated with limited range of motion or ability to lift arm above the head or away from the side are characteristic. Also, night pain that keeps you up. You may find yourself sleeping in the upright position to alleviate the discomfort. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Rotator Cuff (Definition)

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that wrap around the ball of the ball and socket joint f the shoulder. The cuff muscles initiate the movements of internal and external rotation as well as lifting your arm ...Read more