Hi Chicagogal and welcome to our family. Another costo sufferer and yes using the arms makes it worse. I never knew how much are muscles are connected to each other til I got fibro. Sometimes I do wonder if it is really costo or just a part of fibro in the muscles but I do get the tenderness in the sternum. It's all just one big pain anyway.
I start water PT this coming Mon., kinda curious how it's going to go.
Read all you can on here starting with the second thread fibro 101. There is so much great info on here. Ask questions, share with us and vent when you need. We are here for you.
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