dead arm


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dead arm

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the arm, caused by a blow to a muscle
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You can say I'm going through a dead arm, but I'm not.
He was joking of course, and suffered a dead arm from Maggie
It's fine," said Wilkinson, confirming that it was only a dead arm as the result of taking contact.
I had a dead arm for most of it but I don't mind wearing a couple of bruises for England, it's all part of the game and the next step up is wearing a few every so often, '' said Bell.
That's not to overlook 23-year-old Clay Buchholz, who would have been on the playoff roster if he didn't experience a dead arm late in the season.
Also, Scioscia said that Bartolo Colon, who missed his past start with a slight case of dead arm, will throw off the mound today and he's still scheduled to start Friday in St.
It's a dead arm and he's had repeated knocks on it and that's led to a blood clot and the only way that can be healed is through rest, otherwise it could lead to calcification and we could then be looking at surgery again which is what we don't want.
He gets to the local school and has his first dead arm.
This grape variety has long been the flagship red of our fine antipodean cousins, from the iconic Penfold's Grange and Henschke's Hill of Grace to more affordable D'Arenberg Dead Arm and St Hallett Old Block.
ANAHEIM -- With Bartolo Colon suffering through a little dead arm period and the Angels in need of an emergency starter for Saturday, one would think reliever Dustin Moseley would get some consideration, but he never did.
44 and Scioscia reiterated he thinks Colon might be suffering from a dead arm.
He actually got a dead arm, but it also knocked the shoulder out of place.