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What Type Of Aches Can Be Caused By A Rearend Whiplash
My neck shoulder and left arm are very sore 12 months after whiplash injury but doctors can't find the problem. What could it be very debilitating.
About 40% of : People with whiplash can have ongoing symptoms beyond 6-12 months that can be related to injuries of supporting neck structures other than discs and muscles with a high percentage due to facet joint problems. See an orthopaedic spine surgeon for evaluation including x-rays with flexion/extension, cervical MRI & possible shoulder MRI & consider facet blocks & shoulder injection to diagnose source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left arm aches and feels heavy with some light tingling. I type a lot..could it be from typing or a bulging disc in my neck?
? carpal tunnel syn: Yes, you could be right about the cause. You should also consider carpal tunnel syndrome as a possible cause. A bulging disc symptom often causes weakness, pain, numbness and tingling. It should affect specific spots in your arm. Try to describe what part of the arm is affected. Leave out the typing and ask- I have tingling and pain in my arm in location X- what is the cause? ...Read more
Carpal tunnel type of symptoms stopped with less typing. Then deadline, and cramping in middle of hand and ache up deltoid to shoulder. Related?
Look at posture: When one experiences pain in body part, compensatory activities may place stress on associated joints, muscles, and nerves. Of course it is possible you could have an entirely different problem known as a "double crush" syndrome in which a shoulder or neck problem is also to blame. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sliced the top of my finger today and urgent fixed it for methey tested my movement too. I started typing without that finger now my forearm aches?
My right forearm aches when I hold it in any position above 90 degrees, like when typing or driving or eating. The ache diminishes if I let it hang. It feels like lack of blood flow when it aches.
Nerve compression: An ache in the forearm whenever the arm is elevated above 90 degrees, and which is relieved when the arm hangs down, may possibly be caused by a Thorasic Outlet Syndrome. The cervical nerves and blood vessels that go to your arm pass thru your neck muscles and then pass between your collar bone and first rib to reach your arm. Several conditions can cause pressure on this neurovascular bundle. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) occurs when the wrists are extended (held upward). When you type for extended periods, you must keep your wrists neutral or downward to avoid this injury. All it takes is one of those gel pads in front of your keyboard! I have one for my mouse, too. As for the other issues, you need to take breaks and stretch. Maybe consider retraining into a job with no keyboard! ...Read more
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