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Do overworked muscles of the arms cause painful numbing thru the whole arm when no longer in use? How to stop the pain & numbness ?

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In brief: Possible

There are several reasons that using muscles could cause pain but with the addition of numbness you should have a thorough exam to be certain that there is no impingement of nerves in your arm, shoulder, thorax or at the level cervical spine where nerve roots exit to go to the arm. Please get that evaluated with a good neurovascular examination.

In brief: Possible

There are several reasons that using muscles could cause pain but with the addition of numbness you should have a thorough exam to be certain that there is no impingement of nerves in your arm, shoulder, thorax or at the level cervical spine where nerve roots exit to go to the arm. Please get that evaluated with a good neurovascular examination.
Dr. Catherine Willner
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