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Carpal Tunnel left wrist. Shoulder bursitis left shoulder. Both hands going numb. C-4 herniated disc. What kind of doctor to see?
Start with spine : I would recommend to start with the spine problem first. The carpal tunnel may be secondary to the spine issue. ...Read more
Hurt wrist/hand joint near bony protrusion on pinky side hitting heavy bag. MRI shows some fluid/bursitis. Pain same after 3 mos. Normal heal time?
Have left side shoulder bursitis and carpal tunnel but both left and right hands go numb for no reason. goes away when i flex my wrist and hand back.
Chances are you: Have bilateral CTS . why guess and risk perminant loss of function ? splint both wrists at night for 10 days and then check your nerve function ( EMG-NCS test ) if you still have evidence if CTS or have muscle denervation on the EMG consider more aggressive therapy CTS release surgery. ...Read more
Hi I have bursitis in the shoulder and have been having physio. I have now had pins and needles in the fingers and hand for 5 days. What do I do.
I fell on elbow and was diagnosed with bursitis after an x-ray. There is no swelling and there is improvement after 3 days with motrin/ice. I also have hand numbness and limited functionality. Is it normal?
Could be: A trauma bad enough to cause bursal swelling could also be putting some pressure on the ulnar nerve on the inside of the elbow. This could cause some numbness in the ring and small finger of the hand. Keep up with the Motrin and ice. If numbness does not go away in a few weeks, get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ortho says I have a hematoma near my funny bone from a fall resulting in olceranin bursitis. Any tips to promote healing? It's my dominant arm/hand.
Fell on elbow, diagnosis w bursitus after x-ray. No swelling improvement after 3 days w ice/motrin. Some hand numbness and limited fx. Normal?
Elbow bursitis: After trauma may take some time to resolve. In the absence of infection, patience is needed. A gentle compressive sleeve or elvow pad may help comress the tissues and avoid repeat trauma but just as long as the skin does not irritated and the elbow does not get stiff. Ice and nsaids work well. For chronic issues an injection with cortisine or for very refractory cases a sclerosing agent may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left wrist comes and goes, going on 4 bout a year Started at bottom of wrist moved to top of hannow its near lateral side. No S/R/N. Can move?
Please see physician: Your symptoms need full evaluation in person, Please see a physician ...Read more
I fell off my bed last night and hurt my wrist. Went to bed to try and sleep it off, woke up in more pain. Can’t move it at all, definitely can’t get off my lofted bed to go to the health center, and my roommate has class so she’s gone. What do I do?
Resistance training: Using either weights or resistance bands to create tension in both the flexor and extensor muscles repetitively is a good method of strengthening the wrists. My preferred method is using resistance bands to do isometric strengthening exercises - i.e. Create tension in the wrist then hold for 10+ seconds, repetitively. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more
Inflammmation: Bursitis is a condition of inflammation often associated with pain, swelling and some warmth. It is often related to overactivity typically affecting areas such as the olecranon bursa of the elbow, trochanteric bursa of the hip and the calcaneal bursa of the heel. The treatment involves rest, ice, nsaids and sometimes might involve physical therapy or local cortisone injection. ...Read more