Arm pain can result from a number of factors such as injury of the skin, nerves, bones, joints, blood vessels, and soft tissues of the arm. Some of the common symptoms include numbness, redness, swelling, tenderness, or stiffness of the joints.
HOW IS ARM PAIN DIAGNOSED?
A general physician diagnoses by physical examination. Further treatment is considered through and orthopedic
HOW IS ARM PAIN TREATED?
For arm pain that is not related to vascular diseases, home treatments like giving rest to the arm, applying ice, compression, gentle massage or wearing a sling may be done. For arm pain due to muscle cramps, staying hydrated, slow exercises and gentle massage may help. Pain relief medication may be taken for reducing the pain.