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can shoulder problems cause sudden weak arm?

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  • Posted By: yesterdayschild
  • July 26, 2010
  • 05:55 AM

I have something going on around my shoulderblade... a type of tightness and soreness but cannot pinpoint exact spot. Today after carrying some bags and putting them in my car, My right arm suddenly felt so weak like no blood/oxygen in it and on the verge of going numb but did not go numb. When I held something in my right hand the arm would shake. What's up with that?

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  • I would recommend seeing your doctor or physiotherapist for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. It's certainly possible for a musculoskeletal problem in the shoulder blade region / upper back to cause symptoms such as numbness or weakness down the arm. Common conditions that may cause these types of symptoms include a thoracic disc bulge, T4 syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome etc.Hope that helps,PhysioAdvisorwww.PhysioAdvisor.com
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    • September 16, 2010
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