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Hi there. Symptoms such as these are often the result of repetitive strain of the muscles of the shoulder girdle and arms. Weightlifting is a significant risk factor, particularly if the amount and/or type of lifting changed in the weeks or months leading up to the onset of symptoms. In such cases, rest, anti-inflammatories and therapy (physical therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, etc) can be very helpful. That said, there could also be a problem at the level of the cervical spine. Conventional x-rays and even CT would not likely be helpful in ruling out a problem with the spinal cord or nerve roots. You would need an MRI.