Why Arm Pain Shouldn’t Be Ignored?

Arm pain is the most usual complain that is normally heard by many. From the condition varying from minor to major it pursues with itself the symptoms such as, swelling, cramps, numbness, feeling fatigued, tingling, weakness, or gradual changes in temperature.

As the older people age they have greater chances of arm pain because they might have lost their muscles or probably have weaker muscles as compared to the youngsters. On the other hand, when we talk about children, because of being in a highly active stage and as their bones are growing and taking proper form they become vulnerable to arm related injuries or chronic pain.

Besides arm pain’s reason of health condition or any work injury, it is also because of the inactive lifestyle which is usually composed of improper posture, creating pressure on the areas that can make the body parts prone to injuries.

Below mentioned are the reasons in fact the diseases considering which the arm pain should never be ignored:

The Problems Occuring In Case Of  Turning A Deaf Ear Towards Arm Pain

Heart Attack

Feeling pain in left arm and that too resulting in the immobility is definitely an alarming situation. At such a time, people usually become panic thinking why they are not being able to move their hand, why they are having constant arm pain, etc. It is usually known that left arm pain is the most common sign of a heart attack. It is also known as referred pain which depicts that if your arm is hurting it totally means that it is because of chest pain that has landed you in such situation.

Carpal tunnel Syndrome

Working since days and nights consecutively for your various projects that have been assigned to you by your boss it will not be shocking if you start feeling pain in your hands and wrists continuously. If it happens in such manner it means that the nerves in the wrist might have been compressed or pinched causing trouble while typing. Moreover, if you are experiencing this problem constantly, then its time to consult your doctor because such a chronic pain often leads to carpal tunnel syndrome.

Poor Posture

Proper posture plays a pivotal role in keeping the body fit and healthy. Make sure that if you have a desk job, no matter for how long hours it is your posture should be right. As a wrong posture out of tiredness or laziness might land you to chronic arm pain. It happens that you usually feel tired sitting in a proper head straight and the spine straight posture considering which you feel in whichever position you feel comfortable. But who knows sitting in such a style might cause pressure on your spine straining the nerves and eventually leading to severe arm pain.


Mostly it happens that in case of an accident or a hit by some heavy object or a fall from a height you get injured and the post reaction is that, including arm pain there are many other problems that you start facing.

Dr. Zaki Anwar with his expert team of specialists treats the cases of arm pain in the most experienced manner. You may book an appointment at (815) 464-7212.