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Why do I have pain in elbow, tingling and numbness in arms? What is minor canal stenosis?

I have had two fusions C5-C7 and then last year added C4 to the mix. I am experiencing extreme pain in my rt elbow along with tingling and numbness in my hands again, I just had an MRI and CT scan which showed NOTHING out of the ordinary, some minor canal stenosis only, But my arm is almost useless now, I can not lift things, open things squirt things without serious pain to my elbow. It even hurts to type this now. Any ideas ???
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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It seems that you might be having cervical spondilitis with canal stenosis.
This will give pressure or some injury on nerves passing through stenosis producing these symptoms.
Consult spine specialist and get examined.
after examination he will decide plan of treatment like coservative line of treatment with medication and physiotherapy or surgery.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Thu, 19 Sep 2013
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