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Signs Of Nerve Damage In Arm
Possible nerve damage in arm, probably ulnar nerve entrapment. I would like a little more clarity/ guidance about how to recover finger strength?
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
If symptoms in arm still persist after anterior distectomy with fusion and plates c7 t1 does it mean that there is irreversible nerve damage ?
Don't despair: The surgery may well have prevented further damage, but reversal of pre-existing problems may take time. Nerve damage may reverse, if optimal, at a speed of 0.1mm daily or speed of fingernail growth. Physical therapy has some potential, and exercise may restore part of this. An EMG test can tell if there is re-innervation and peripheral nerve sprouting. ...Read more
Can checking yout blood pressure too often (20x per day) cause arm pain or nerve damage. Occasional arm pain no other symptoms.
Not unless: You are pumping the cuff up too high, and or leaving it on too long at each reading. In hospital settings patients get their blood pressure checked often with automatic cuffs. Question why you are checking yours at home that often though? Have the dr. Treat you BP and usually only a few readings at certain times are necessary, that you can bring to the dr. For data. Anxiety worsens it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My arm above elbow hurts. Heat & ice do not help. Friend says nerve damage. What can I do? No trauma has occurred to that area .
Dull, burning sensation around elbow but hard to locate origin as it radiates from above elbow to distal arm. tendonitis vs nerve damage ?
What could cause me to get nerve damage in several areas in my back and neck. Got in neck affecting left arm and lower back affecting right leg?
Back: The most common cause is a disk or back injury at your age. Other less common problems for a women your age include syringomyelia, inherited disk diseases, infections, scoliosis, and certain types of arthritis ( especially a group called seronegative spondyloarthropathies). Best bet is to see your family doc or a rheumatologist to get it checked out. ...Read more
Does amyone in Florida fix long thoracic nerve damage. Was caused by thoracic surgery. Svapula completely out. Limited use of my arm. Cant lift .
Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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