Arm pain can emanate from a number of causes and is also known as upper extremity pain which is triggered primarily by the pain receptors and electrical impulses in the nervous system and can range from mild to severe pain. This pain can be caused due to over activity, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, heart disease, blood loss, a fracture and many other conditions.
HOW IS ARM PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Arm pain can be diagnosed by a general physician or a regular physical examination. If the above symptoms persist, then one must visit a local doctor immediately.
HOW IS ARM PAIN TREATED?
In many cases an Arm pain may not require to be diagnosed by the doctor. There are many home remedies to relieve pain, swelling, stiffness or muscle cramps. The ways to treat Arm pain are taking rest, applying ice, compression, elevation, gentle massage, etc. A few medicines may be advised for relief from pain.