Avatar universal
weakness
Does anyone have weakness on the left side? I noticed I hold me left arm close to my side when I walk.  I also noticed for a couple minutes the left side of my face was slightly numb when I was lying down . Which seems like that's all I want to do anymore. Can't wait till tommorow to see my NS hopefully I can get some more answers.
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
3112631 tn?1356657157
My weakness was always on my right side, though it's been loads better since my surgery. I was always dropping and breaking glasses, and eventually started drinking everything out of mugs so I had a better grip. My sister, who also has Chiari, drops everything out of her left hand. I guess it varies by person.

I hope your NS appointment goes well tomorrow! Let us know what happens.

Claire
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
620923 tn?1452919248

  Hi...my numbness and weakness was on my left as well...it can have something to do with which side u have ur obstruction on....

Good luck tomorrow...post what u find out : )
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
Nacht246 commented on When Your Cold Is Not...
Aug 22
19045496 tn?1471569354
Blank
Rosemary2848 joined this community
Welcome them!
Aug 18
Avatar universal
Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
Allentown, PA
1306714 tn?1327260680
Blank
muskegon, MI
7530528 tn?1428275172
Blank
TX
Avatar universal
Blank
979826 tn?1389039958
Blank
germantown, MD
Avatar universal
Blank
Chiari Malformation Community Resources