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.
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 Elbow Hurt? Causes of Elbow Pain
From ticks and sports injuries to fractures and arthritis, elbow pain has many causes. Learn about the common injuries and diseases that could be making your elbow hurt.
Cubital and Radial Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
WebMD explains the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of both cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome.
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.
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
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.
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.