Doctors Lounge - Neurology AnswersBack to Neurology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/04/2017.
Forum Name: Neurology Topics
|PRSJRH - Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:14 pm||
Hi. I am a 27 y/o male. I have noticed for a long time now that I always seem to have my hands cramped in weird positions. When I am sitting on the couch at home, I always have them crammed between me and the couch, and when I sleep, they're always curled and crammed between me and pillows. They are rarely just laying next to me. Over much time now I am starting to have aches from the weird positions and was wondering if there is some neurologic disorder I might have. Please Help.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Dec 22, 2007 12:52 am||
There are some conditions that can cause uncontrolled needs to move the hands or feet but what you are describing doesn't really fit these conditions. More likely, I would suspect that you have simply developed a habit that is now such a conditioned response that you don't even realize you are doing it. These habits can be hard to break but persistence usually works.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.