Common term for brachial plexus trauma in the neck.
This term is commonly used by athletes and trainers to describe pain experienced with vigorous sports activity. A stinger describes a burning and sudden pain, most commonly in the low back, groin or neck area, it is often related to a muscle strain or an injured nerve root.
an injury that affect the nerves in the neck and arms
a sports-related injury to nerves in the neck and shoulders (brachial plexus)
a sports related injury to the nerves about the neck or shoulder
Injury to the brachial plexus caused by abnormal stretching.
In medicine, a Stinger, also called a Burner or Nerve pinch injury, is a minor neurological injury suffered by athletes, mostly in high contact sports such as rugby, football, wrestling, and roller derby. The injury is always a spine injury as opposed to more serious spinal cord injuries, which can lead to partial or total paralysis. It is characterized by a shooting or stinging pain that travels down one arm, followed by numbness and weakness.