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87 Possible Causes for Bilateral Arm Weakness, Muscle Cramp, Shoulder Pain

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Shoulder, hip, neck and upper arm pain associated with PMR is usually bilateral and symmetrical.[] Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory disorder that causes severe muscle pain, muscle stiffness, muscle spasms and cramping on both sides of the body, particularly[] pain (0.18 (0.06-0.29)) or stiffness (0.19 (0.08-0.31)) and shoulder pain (0.18 (0.05-0.31)), stiffness (0.10 (0.01-0.20)) and difficulty raising arms above one's head (0.19[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Here, we report a patient who presented with progressive left arm weakness and was found to have bilateral MRI plexus abnormalities.[] Studies directly addressing muscle cramps in ALS should assess number and duration of muscle cramps as well as intensity of muscle cramps on a VAS.[] A regular stretching program, combined with the use of shoulder approximation sleeves, can help prevent shoulder pain.[]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    Signs and symptoms of MMN include weakness in the hands and lower arms; muscle cramping; involuntary muscle contractions or twitching; and wasting of the involved muscles.[] Outcomes Patient-reported outcome measures included the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) survey to monitor the return of function and the numeric pain-rating[] Usually beginning in one or both hands, MMN is characterized by weakness, muscle atrophy, cramping, and often profuse fasciculations (muscle twitching).[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    cramps Progressive muscle weakness (including the respiratory muscles), which increases the risk of pneumonia.[] […] calf hypertrophy Tendon reflexes: Reduced in proportion to weakness Cardiac: Usually normal Other Skeletal Spine: Disease onset 21 years Lordosis (50%) Scoliosis (10%) Back pain[] The goal of treatment is to avoid muscle fatigue and/or cramps induced by exercise.[]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    It is distinguishable from normal muscle cramps by the finding of prolonged bursts of high frequency repetitive muscle action potentials on the electromyogram (EMG).[] They can sometimes cause side effects, such as stomach cramps, muscle twitching, diarrhoea and nausea.[] […] fatigability or cramping (after protracted exercise)  Symmetrical preservation of distal lower muscle function.[]

  • Shoulder Fracture

    After 18 days the patient was admitted to our burn centre, complaining of pain, ecchymosis, and bilateral swelling in the arms and shoulders.[] Dislocated Shoulder DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Fibromyalgia Frozen Shoulder Muscle Strain Neck Arm Pain Osteoporosis Pinched Nerve Rotator Cuff Calcific Tendinitis[] Symptoms of this shoulder injury include pain and swelling at the front of the shoulder.[]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    , either unilateral or bilateral. 3) Muscle weakness: Depending on which nerve root gets compressed, the concerned muscles that are supplied by that nerve root gets affected[] Researchers have linked a lack of magnesium to cramps, twitches, muscle tension, soreness, and back and neck pain.[] Symptoms of cervical osteoarthritis The symptoms from osteoarthritis in the neck are usually one or more of the following – Pain radiating from neck to shoulder Pain radiating[]

  • Hematomyelia

    […] hands and weakness of the right arm.[] Abstract A 23-year-old Japanese woman experienced sudden severe shoulder pain, and subsequently died of cardiorespiratory arrest after an 8-day course of illness.[] pain secondary to cervical spondylosis can be detected much earlier.[]

  • Cervical Nerve Root Compression

    Bilateral radiating pain into the legs, extensive weakness and sensory loss, and a loss of bowel and bladder function is called cauda equina syndrome.[] Injuries Neck Sprain Text Neck Whiplash Muscle Cramps DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Bone-related Injuries Osteoporosis Spinal Stenosis Spondylosis Spondylolysis Spondylolisthesis[] Symptoms include: neck and shoulder pain or stiffness – that comes and goes headaches – often starting at the back of the neck Exercise can ease cervical spondylosis symptoms[]

  • Tick-Borne Encephalitis

    cramps from the vaccine for days, very uncommon.[] Two days after recovery from the gastrointestinal symptoms he experienced severe pain in his shoulders followed by proximal pareses of his brachial muscles without signs of[] […] the link. 3 Thu, 25 May 2017 15:24:05 0000 I live in a high risk area and stopped getting the vaccination after we stopped going camping on a regular basis, I used to get muscle[]

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