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Can you tell me what steps should be taken if there is numbness in the fingers following a shoulder dislocation?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See a physician

You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations.
I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make sure there is not lasting damage or necessary interventions. Consider seeing a physiatrist for this type of injury as they will be able to do an EMG if necessary.

In brief: See a physician

You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations.
I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make sure there is not lasting damage or necessary interventions. Consider seeing a physiatrist for this type of injury as they will be able to do an EMG if necessary.
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