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When an athlete experiences a stinger or burner, at the moment of impact a bundle of nerves between the neck and shoulder area called the brachial plexus is injured. The most immediate symptom is often a stinging or burning electrical sensation and pain that is felt in the arm.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Athe American College of Surgeons
  • American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons