Whether you enjoy working in your garden or hugging a loved one, an arm injury can interfere with some of your most cherished activities. Arm injuries involve a range of orthopedic conditions from broken bones to tennis elbow to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Your Dignity Health Central Coast doctor can diagnose your arm injury or condition and work with you to create a personalized treatment plan. Find a Doctor today to learn more about our care with humankindness when treating arm injuries throughout the Central Coast.
Identifying Arm Injuries Symptoms
Your trusted Dignity Health Central Coast doctor can provide you with an arm injury diagnosis, so that you can get back to your favorite golf course or tennis court.
Generally, arm injury symptoms involve pain in your bone or muscle. Your arm also may feel stiff or weak and be difficult to move.
If you have arm pain, one of these common arm conditions and injuries may be the cause:
- Broken arm and fracture
- Shoulder conditions and injuries
- Tennis elbow
- Biceps tendon injury or strain
- Triceps tendon injury or strain
- Hand and wrist conditions and injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome
The experts at Dignity Health Central Coast care about your well-being. Your doctor will recommend treatment options for your arm condition to promote healing.
Caring for Common Arm Injuries & Conditions at Dignity Health Central Coast
Your specific arm condition symptoms, along with your medical history and risk factors, will help your doctor determine treatment and prevention options.
Rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medicines can be very helpful in relieving arm pain. Your doctor also may recommend corticosteroid shots or orthopedic surgery. Depending on the bone involved, your arm may be put in a cast or splint.
Physical therapy at Dignity Health Central Coast can help speed recovery and prevent you from experiencing future problems. Contact us to learn more about diagnosing and treating your specific arm condition on the Central Coast.
Dignity Health orthopedic doctors offer expert care with humankindness for arm conditions and injuries throughout the Central Coast of California.