From your shoulder to your fingertips, your arm consists of bones, joints, blood vessels, and nerves that work in harmony to allow free movement. An injury or damage to any part of your arm can limit your arm mobility and interfere with simple daily tasks. Bone specialists at Dignity Health North State are experts at caring for common arm conditions and injuries, including a dislocated shoulder, carpal tunnel, and bicep tendon strain.
Whether you have unexplainable arm pain or need supportive treatment for arthritis, you can Find a Doctor today to receive comprehensive orthopedic care for an arm injury in Northern California.
Symptoms of an Arm Injury
Pain is the primary symptom of a damaged arm. In addition to joint, bone, or muscle pain, you may experience:
- Arm weakness
- Stiffness or difficulty moving your arm
- Swelling or warmth of the affected area
Arm fractures and injuries are usually easy to detect. At the first sign of an arm injury, visit your doctor at Dignity Health North State to begin early treatment.
Causes of Arm Injuries
While trauma is the usual cause for an arm fracture, repetitive motions and overuse lead to strain or injury of the tendons. Inflammation, natural wear and tear, and sports can also damage your arm.
Treating Your Arm Pain at Dignity Health North State
Fortunately, most arm disorders are healed with anti-inflammatory medicines and rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).
When you need more advanced treatment, you can rely on our orthopedic experts for:
Prevention is also a major part of our treatment for arm injuries in Northern California. At Dignity Health North State, your orthopedic team will help you stay injury-free and protect the longevity of your bones.
Dignity Health North State offers comprehensive orthopedic care for arm pain in Mt. Shasta, Red Bluff, and Redding, CA.