Inability To Move, Unable To Grip (Hands) And Weakness

Reviewed on 12/14/2022

An inability to move and lack of ability to grip can occur with localized trauma or injury to the hands or arms. Chronic medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis can also cause similar symptoms. A stroke can also cause the inability to move on one side of the body. Seek immediate medical care if you have sustained an injury or are unable to move any part of your body. Report any concerning symptoms to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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