Arm Pain Directory
Chronic arm pain or discomfort could be related to an injury or overuse. Examples include tennis elbow, trauma to the arm, arthritis, bruises, pulled muscles, or other conditions. Treatment for the problem will depend on the cause, but often rest, ice, pain relievers, and stretching exercises can relive arm pain. Your doctor can diagnose your arm pain and help you find the best treatment. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how arm pain is caused, treatments for arm pain, preventing arm pain, and much more.
Why Does My Arm Hurt?
Arm pain could be caused by a strain, sprain, or something more serious. Learn about common health conditions that could help explain why your arm hurts.
Top Arm and Hand Injuries From Exercise
Got a sports injury to your shoulder or arm? Find out what the treatment is and how to help prevent it from happening again.
Dislocated Elbow Basics
An elbow dislocation occurs when the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna) move out of place compared with the bone of the upper arm (the humerus).
Why Does My Armpit Hurt?
There are many causes of armpit pain, from a mild muscle strain to more serious conditions like breast cancer.
The High-Tech Disease of an Overproductive Age?
Repetitive Strain Injury
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 60% of all work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) actually occur in manufacturing and so-called manual handling jobs.
Repetitive Stress Inury
Information on repetitive stress injury.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Visual Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Could the pain in your hand be carpal tunnel syndrome? Watch this slideshow to learn about symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
Slideshow: Why Does My Hand Hurt?
There are many reasons why you may have pain in your hand, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, trigger finger, or Dupuytren's contracture. Learn why these problems happen and what you do to get relief.