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Wrist Pain Radiating To Arm Or Neck
If a large disc extrusion at c3/c4 is indenting the cord and have ddd central canal stenosis at same level. How serious is this. Arm neck wrist pain?
See Spine Surgeon: "Indenting the cord" and central canal stenosis is quite serious and can result in permanent nerve damage/weakness. You should see a spine surgeon who completed orthopedic or neurosurgery training immediately. The problem can be decompressed and preserve nerve function. ...Read more
Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes ...Read more
L Elbow n wrist pain with pain down L neck, L upper back, L upper arm and L forearm. Got the pain after swimming. 1 doc said golfer's elbow. Agree?
I am experiencing neck pain, wrist pain, arm pain, finger pain and bruising (quality: bruising easily) .
Pain : At 16 this is probably due to an acute injury and will improve with rest and perhaps an anti inflammatory ...Read more
Bicep/wrist pain, tingling elbow/fingers what causes this? Electrolytes ok, neck MRI neg, xray of arm neg. Dont know what else to do.
Physiotherapist wants to do dry needling to neck and forearm for chronic bilateral wrist pain (1 yr roughly)thoughts on opinions on this procedure ? He thinks there is compression of nerves.
Treatment options: Dry needling is very helpful for trigger points. I didn't actually know that dry needling could be used in the manner you described. There are many treatment options depending on the cause of wrist pain. Has the source of your wrist pain been diagnosed? I can't comment on the treatment plan that was offered to you. As a medical acupuncturist, I am not familiar with this approach to wrist pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stretch and Movement: Use good posture/ ergonomics when sitting at the desk performing work related activities. Regularly move your neck, shoulders, back and limbs through various positions as a quick range of motion exercise. Occasional stretches of the muscles in these areas will keep them from becoming too tense which can lead to pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more