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10 Possible Causes of Arm Pain

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Sources of arm pain are numerous, affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones of the arm, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and fingers.

If you’re experiencing a strange pain, tenderness, or numbness in your arm, and you don’t know why, consider the following 10 common causes of arm pain…

1. Broken Arm

A common question posed to a person suffering arm pain might be, “Is it broken?” A break typically occurs in one of 3 bones—the ulna, radius, or humerus. If you suspect your arm is broken, setting and treating (i.e., which could consist of a sling, pins, screws, or surgery) the broken bone quickly is vital for proper healing and future use.

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