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Numb painful feeling on the skin above my ribes

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  • Posted By: mherrera30
  • January 31, 2012
  • 09:22 PM

I've been having this annoying pain for about 3 days now, kind of like I'm wearing a tight garmet around my waist all day but I'm not. It hurts and feels numb and weird when I touch it. About 1 year ago I had this happen to me but on my left leg, feet and toes and sometimes my hands. It lasted about 2 or 3 months for it to go away. I went to the chiropractor because I thought it would go away on it's own but it didn't so I went to the chiro twice a week and around the same time I started to walk and jog a little to see if I can get a better blood circulation. I went to a neorologist and they did the electric test and they didn't find anything, I also had an MRI done and they found nothing. But what I think worked for me was the walking and accupuncture. With 2 weeks of walking 2 miles a day and with 2 acupuncture sessions. It didn't go away right away because I remember telling the chiro that my legs still felt numb and they still hurt and felt like I had a tight rubberband on them. So I stopped getting acupuncture but I continued to walk about 3 times a week and the next week I was normal again and my legs and hands felt good. But now a year later I feel it around my left ribs on the skin and I'm annoyed by this painful feeling. I have an appointment with the Chiropracter in two days and am going to try the body streatching and maybe acupuncture not sure because it's expensive. Hope some of the ideas I gave help some of you, remember that we are all different and so what worked for me may not work for others but it's worth a try. If anybody has the same numb feeling and weird burning sensation on the skin even though it looks normal on the outside, please place a response below.

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