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Numb hands after fall from height.

Mdg84MMdg84 Posts: 1
edited 04/09/2015 - 2:42 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Hi all,

I had a fall from height 10 weeks ago, at first I had whiplash, head injury and nerve pain in my left hand, as time has past I have now lost sensation in my whole hand and most of my arm. I am now starting to feel numbness in my right hand.
I have an MRI next week, I have spondylitis in my c4-5 which was 8 years ago but have had a problem free time since receiving steroid injections in my facet joints.

I'm pretty worried as I have lost my grip, dexterity and sensation in my left hand and I'm 30 years old.

Any help or advice to what I may have done?

Thanks in advance



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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • Don't overwhelm yourself with the worst of the worst thought process.... I know easier said than done, but worrying isn't going to change anything other than your quality of life in that moment. Wait to see what your MRI results are and then proceed forward from there.

    Sending healing vibes and positive motivation!

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    Realize that FEAR is our worst enemy. Get up & get out in that stormy weather of the real world & kick fear in the teeth. Stare at it dead in the eyes & walk right through it into the storm; because once you're wet, you won’t fear the rain anymore
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