Hospitals And Doctors

February 3, 2010

Arm, Elbow, or Shoulder Pain

Filed under: Medical Conditions — Tags: , , , — Doctor @ 5:32 pm

Tennis players sometimes get tennis elbow. Swimmers get swimmer’s shoulder. You may not be a professional sports figure, but you still can be plagued by the same type of arm, elbow, or shoulder pain. Often, your mus­cles or joints will ache because you’ve pushed them a lit­tle too far when exercising. You don’t even have to be doing aerobics or pumping iron — a weekend gardening session can be just as stressful. If you fall, or overdo it with heavy objects, a strain or sprain can be the fruit of your labor. Although most aches and pains are minor problems that go away with rest, sometimes that little pain is warning you of a more serious problem.

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