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Would Bracial Plexus Damage Cause Scapular Dyskenisis And Neck Pain
Can a brachial plexus injury affect your breathing and swallowing ability in addition to arm, shoulder, and neck pain?
Brachial plexus inju: A brachial plexus injury should not affect your breathing or swallowing as the nerves that control those functions are higher up. If you had an additional injury to the skull base or base of the brain then i would be more concerned with breathing issues and swallowing problems. I would suggest you see a neurologist for a further workup if you are concerned about these issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can thoracic outlet syndrome or any other brachial plexus issues cause scapular instability/winging?
Winged Scapula: A "winged scapula" is a result of injury to the long thoracic nerve which innervates the serratus anterior muscle. The long thoracic nerve is made up of portions of the brachial plexus, namely cervical roots 5, 6, 7, so in theory, a brachial plexus injury can cause a winged scapula but it is unlikely to be in isolation of other nerve problems. Winged scapula is not typical in thoracic outlet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can brachial plexus injuries be repaired a year after injury? Can neck injuries be surgically repaired several months after injury?
No: Generally, injuries to nerves or the spinal cord are more amenable to repair when the intervention occurs very soon after the injury. ...Read more
What are the names of the muscles in your neck that when enlarged, can compress the brachial plexus if you've been working out too much?
Could I have a brachial plexus stretch injury or damage without current compression, if lying down & sleeping provides relief? Neck/shoulder pain
The costochondral sep of 2nd rib interferes with shoulder movement and neck movement. Incapacitating nerve pain makes me think brachial plexus?
Mri c spine & brachial plexus showed minor disc bulge c6/c7, should I be worried and/or long-term? Also is this the base of the neck area? And what affects could this have.
Depends: The effect of "minor disc bulge" would depend on if the bulge contributes to neural foramenal narrowing or central canal stenosis. The neural foramen are the passage ways for the nerves on their way to the arm. If foramenal stenosis becomes symptomatic then you would feel tingling in your arm. The disc bulge could retract or get bigger. C6/c7 is near the base of neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tapping by clavicle, neck muscle makes my arm tingle. Emg and brachial plexus were normal. Pressing on shoulders and stretching arms can tingle too?
I was shot through neck in 05 with a 40 cal bullet. went through my brachial plexus have nerve damage through right arm and hand. scartissue block bl
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