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Out of cast after 4wks(long arm) forearm muscles tight n painful n numb thumb. Normal after casting? Have epychondolitis n partial tendon tear

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Dr. Jeff Kindred
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Not normal

Numbness is never normal, a nerve may have been irritated by the cast.
Epicondylitis should never require a cast, even with a partial tendon tear. I recommend seeing a sports medicine trained doctor.

In brief: Not normal

Numbness is never normal, a nerve may have been irritated by the cast.
Epicondylitis should never require a cast, even with a partial tendon tear. I recommend seeing a sports medicine trained doctor.
Dr. Jeff Kindred
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