Last reply 8 months ago
Arm pain

I’m struggling with a new symptom – painful, upper arms that feel tight and weak. Rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, putting my coat on, reaching to high shelves, have all become difficult and painful. It started about 3 months ago with no warning and continues to get worse. Having said all that, some days are easier though never completely gone and there appears to be no explanation! Very frustrated with myself!!
Anyone else had similar?

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8 months ago

Sweetheart i think really depends on how long you’ve had MS if your not seeing a PT Therapy talk to dr get RX for pt im doing with therapists 2x aweek yoga therapy another one thats stretching excercises!!! Seriously that would help STRETCH those muscles!!! Yum feels great 💦

8 months ago

@lisa_morghan thanks for commenting! You’re so right about stretching – feel like I’m always stretching something 😊 Back to the drs I think!

8 months ago

@theresa_shaw I suffer arm pain and found a neuro physio gave some exercises and i found them useful.

8 months ago

@theresa_shaw , it does seem to suggest a muscular problem, e,g. a strain……..

8 months ago

@stumbler maybe but it doesn’t really feel like that. Back to the docs!

8 months ago


I had some of the symptoms you mention such as pain when sleeping, and reaching up.

The pain radiated from my bicep, to the top my chest and shoulder. it turned out to be rotator cuff tendonitis from gym work.

Do you recall doing something that could have tweaked this?

A trip to the doctors/ or physio sounds like a good plan.

Hope you find the cause

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