Patient : Dear Doctor, when i lie down on my left side, supporting my self on my left elbow and resting my head on my left hand even for 5 to 10 mins my arm goes numb and i feel pain in my left hand up to my elbow. i also can't sleep on my left shoulder it pains as well from behind my left ear to my neck to my shoulder. some times my left shoulder hurts too much i can't lift my arm. some time suddenly my left arm goes numb while i was lying on my back. while using the toilet i rest my elbows on my knees and my left leg goes numb and i feel pain in my lower back on the left side.This is going on from 8-9 months now. i am 34 yrs old.
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