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Electric shocks?

Postby Picklepudding » Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:23 pm

Does anyone suffer from electric shocks in their arms when they have been doing something repeatedly? I work on computers all day and by the end of the day I can't straighten my mouse arm as when I do I get the feeling of an electric shock down my arm.

It's a horrid feeling and I don't know if there's anything that I can do about it as the only thing that stops it is stopping using the computer which, obviously, isn't an option!!!

Any ideas?
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Re: Electric shocks?

Postby Suzyhyde » Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:55 pm

I started my problem with electric shocks in elbow excruciating pain had to put arm in sling only resting seemed to help I was a hairdresser for 36 years .i ended up going to loads of specialist for arms neck back brain got diagnosed for transverse mylitis for two and half years by a neuroligist who then thought he may have got it wrong?i then went to see a specialist in transverse mylitis loads more test he then said he thought my problem was fibromyalgia .i am on pregabalin and amitrityline my pain in elbow not to often now,more my back now just wish it would go so I would go to your doctors and see if he can help you with your pain :-)
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Re: Electric shocks?

Postby whoami » Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:47 pm

Since it is on the arm you use the mouse with I would think it could possibly be carpul tunnel. I had the same feelings and then burning pain in my arms. I have had both sides operated on. Check with your GP.

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Re: Electric shocks?

Postby relf1960 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:59 pm

It will help if u stop every 10 mins n do some arm stretches. If not, u may get helped if av a steroid injection in the joint.

And in reply to the person who mentioned going docs, i had to laugh, cus my sis is always telling me to get to docs to try more things out. N my reply is, im too poorly to go to the docs. Rather ironic isnt it! Lol
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Re: Electric shocks?

Postby helen.whittaker.125 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:16 am

I get electric shocks when I relax in the evening, I sware it is making my insomnia worse as I try not to relax to the point they start as it is so hard to sleep with them

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