I have been getting vibrations etc after using machinary but sort of noticed it got quite bad, especially when I bend my head sort of get a shiver of nerves go through my arms and they tingle.... notice it first thing in morning when having a wash... duno what I've done went to doctors but didnt really help.....
am I just overdoing it do you think, I'm packed out with work to the max now and thinking maybe time to employ someone before I go under lol
I've run these symptoms past my husband who's trained in medical diagnosis and neuropathy and worked in the field for 25 years. Without any other information, he says it sounds like a whiplash type injury probably caused by vibrations, which have irritated the cervical nerves (nerves in neck).
Ideally stop using the machinery and see if it calms down. But more diagnostic information is needed to be more definite.
It's a problem that may pass, or may be more serious.
He's happy to have a quick chat on the phone, if you like, just to help. Email me and I'll give you his number.
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Panic over, just stop work and get a diagnosis.
i was out last night and i feel wierd in my hands were they go numb and tingley when im bending my head its horrible , i gota get it looked at again , the thing is it doesnt hurt , just feels odd is this what u had?
It could be a trapped nerve and you need to see a physio or an osteopath or both to find out. I do not know how long you have been using machinery for but the damage from vibrations happens over many years and it could be the early signs. I have met people with the same symptoms who have had an accident fallen badly and twisted their neck and they have recovered from it. best wishes
Paul @ PPCH Services said:
Unless you actually see a doctor you wont know!!
Its farr from normal to get the symptoms you describe, most of us 'work to the max' and we dont have the same symptoms.
If it is down to vibrations then you should have a long hard look at the vibration levels in ms of the kit you are using and limit your exposure or reduce it by changing machines, servicing and doing the vibration rubbers etc. For example an old stihl BG85 has a vibration level of about 14 compared to about 4ms on the new BG86