Our expert says:
I agree that the most likely cause of the problem is a nerve compression in the cervical area (neck). If he has weakness it should defintely be evaluated as soon as possible. i agree with you that permanent nerve damage should be guarded against a consultation with a neurologist is the first step
Good luck getting him to look after himself,
Dr Joe de Beer
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