Tingling shocking in my ring and pinky fingers

by Tino
(United States of America)



Most pain in my elbow pain has spread to my forearm, bicep and triceps areas i have weakness in my arm i can not hold or pickup anything. i have a tingling or a shocking in my ring and pinky fingers

I started pitching sidearm in baseball due to a bad habit, i would get pain in my elbow and was forced to stop pitching,i was originally diagnosed with tendinitis, than i went to physical therapy and i was diagnosed with medial epicondileitis ,
since i started physical therapy the pain became regular instead of me only getting pain when i did something strenuous. Recently, i went to my orthopedic because i started getting tingling to my fingers i was ordered to stop physical therapy, and was prescribed to get an EMG which i have not yet received, i have pain on a daily basis i can not hold or carry anything, I find it hard to move my fingers occasionally.
i get shocks of pain and i can not put any weight on my arm without being in pain i constantly have to extend my arm and make it crack for the pain to go away I have no idea what this could be i hope it gets better before i ship out to basic training.Please reach me ASAP to help me.
-Tino

Hello Tino,
Your orthopaedic surgeon no doubt thinks that the PT has aggravated your condition, and it's possible. What started as a tendonitis, and perhaps a condition in the elbow itself if cracking your elbow relieves the pain, now has all the sounds of a neuralgia.

It could be from your neck, or the ulnar groove, probably in the ulnar groove in the medial elbow.

I would recommend an thorough neurological and orthopaedic exam by a sports oriented chiropractor near you. Phone the state association and ask for the name of a chiro with a FICS qualification.

Meantime, Cold hot therapy might relieve your pain.



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I hope this contributes.

Dr B


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