Hello Tracie Pendleton,
Your symptoms are suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome. The other possibilities of the diagnosis are;
1) Pinched nerves in neck (cervical disc disease)
3) Myofascial pain
4) Cervical spondylosis
5) De Quervain tenosynovitis.
Please read about carpal tunnel syndrome:
Please read about De quervain's;
Following measures would likely help you;
1) passive stretching of the affected muscle after application of sprayed vapocoolant
2) physical therapy
3) deep electrotherapy; iontophoresis, phonophoresis, short wave diathermy, electrical stimulation
4) local analgesic patch / ointment / spray
5) anti-inflammatory analgesics; Ibuprofen (Motrin / Advil)
6) ischemic compression therapy; pressure on the points
8) steroid shots
10) Elbow and wrist brace.
You may need a nerve conduction velocity study and electromyography, apart from MRI for the diagnosis.
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