arm pain and weakness

Hello
I have left arm (dominant arm) pain and weakness, also elbow and shoulder pain on same side. I have numbness in thumb, index finger at times amd at other times numbness in last 2 fingers. Upon exertion the arm pain increases and I can no longer carry anything in this arm. The problem is now spreading to the right arm with identical symptoms. Am awaiting nerve conduction tests and MRI of cervical area, on x-ray it showed small bilateral ribs. As waiting list is so long any tips on how I can help myself in the meantime? Thank you.

Posted By Rachel Stephenson on March 09, 2004 at 06:23:52:

Greg W. Bunting D.C.
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