dead arm syndrome

dead arm syndrome

sensory diminution or loss in the arm after anterior shoulder dislocation or subluxation.
A condition that causes shoulder pain and tendinitis in young patients, caused by shoulder capsule and rotator cuff laxity, and brachial plexus traction during episodes of anterior subluxation
Management Analgesics, NSAIDs, physical therapy to correct muscle imbalance and strengthen rotator cuff; if problems persist or recur, orthopaedic carpentry may be necessary

dead arm syn·drome

(ded ahrm sin'drōm)
Sensory diminution or absence in an arm after anterior shoulder dislocation or subluxation.
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I can see you're trying to remember all the choreography and it's giving you dead arm syndrome.