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Short Arm Syndrome
No: ' Snapping triceps ' in my experience is rare, usually associated w/ ulnar nerve( funny bone) subluxation , and most often, unilateral. Best advice is to get a thorough examination by a sports medicine trained ORS. Commonly, 'snapping triceps' occurs later in extension of the elbow ( 110 degrees ), whereas ulnar n.'snapping' @ 75degrees)...(earlier before full extension).exam is the key.GL! ...Read more
Unknown: I don't think anyone knows, but it is very characteristic of the syndrome. ...Read more
I have resless leg syndrome. It's big in my feet and starting to be in my arms. Is something wrong?
Let me explain: You have a strong urge to move your legs. These sensations are typically described as crawlingcreeping cramping tingling pulling or tugging. Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting such as sitting or lying down. Your symptoms are partially or temporarily relieved by activity as long as you keep moving. Your symptoms are worse at night. If you have those, check with doctor for help. ...Read more
Depends: There are conservative options for cubital tunnel syndrome but the response to them can be variable. If your symptoms are bad enough to warrant surgery, then surgery can be very helpful often with complete resolution of symptoms. There are a variety of surgeries out there including endoscopic, in situ and transposition surgeries. Speak to your surgeon about which is best for you. ...Read more
I have horner 's syndrome right arm pain I have had no treatment I am very afraid should I be worried?
Is an ultrasund performed dfferently than an ultrasound for thoratic outlet syndrome and an ultrasound just on the neck down to the arm?
Several ways: Ultrasound- doppler spectral analysis and images can be done with various devices and probes, and frequencies essentially anywhere in the body. Arteries, veins, organs can all be examined. ...Read more
Pressure measurement: to confirm the Diagnosis and then surgery most likely. Final decision depends on your treating physician's Dx. Good Luck and Happy Holidays. ...Read more
Can someone who has had arm surgery develop compartment syndrome of the leg relatively soon after the arm surgery?
They could: But I highly doubt one has anything to do with the other.... ...Read more
Chest left pain, not sharp, left arm pain with back pain, dont have other simptons, what is this? I have Panic Syndrome :(.
See your PCP ASAP: Pain in your chest that radiates to your left arm is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. See your doctor for further investigation, tests and treatment. Take care. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with impingement syndrome in the rotator cuff, but the real pain is about 8 inches lower in the upper arm muscle. I'm 50 yr female?
Referred pain: The nerves that supply the rotator cuff comes from the neck at the c5 and c6 levels. The same nerves supply the skin around the side of the upper arm. Since your brain is unable to process pain coming from the rotator cuff tendons, it interprets the pain as coming from the area of those nerves, or the skin from the nerves. This is called referred pain. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers