It is normal to have mild, temporary changes in feeling after a
shoulder injury or when you have swelling. Home treatment may help relieve
swelling that causes numbness or tingling.
Numbness and tingling may occur when nerves have been injured,
stretched, or pinched or when swelling is putting pressure on nerves. This can
Numbness and tingling may develop even when there has not been an
Numbness and tingling are more serious when:
August 23, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD
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