when i raise my arms i get a burning sensation and i get weak.

by rosario solis
(houston texas)

I would like to know why i feel so weak when i raise my arms or do activity.

What feels weak and burning when your raise your arms, Rosario? Your arms?

The artery and nerves to the arms (called the brachial plexus of nerves) pass through a narrow triangle in the lower neck. If there is a first rib subluxation (and other causes) you get what's known as a thoracic outlet syndrome characterised by pain and tingling in the arms, especially when raising the arms.

The secret is a chiropractic adjustment of the first rib, and work on the scalene muscles that form the scalene triangle.

Cervical ribs need to be considered too.

I hope this contributes.

Dr B

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