Minor arm injuries are common.
Children may injured the arm during sports or fall. If your child is involve in contact sports, such as basketball or football, he or she is in the high risk group of injuring the arm.
The most common arm regions that are being injured are:
Adults may also injured the arm if they are involve in sports or accidentally fell. Older adults have a higher risk of broken bones in the arms if they fall as they could be suffering from osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is the losing of bone mass and strength.
Acute Arm Injuries
Acute arm injuries are cause by a sudden event for e.g. a fall, twisting injury, etc. Soon after, you will feel pain and the symptoms almost immediately after the injury.
Acute arm injuries include:
- Fractures – Broken bones
- Ligaments or tendons strains and sprains
- Muscle strains
- Dislocation to the elbows, fingers or other joints
- Bicep tendon rupture
Overuse Arm Injuries
Overuse arm injuries is cause by repetitive stress to the joint. You may injured your joints or regions if you repeat the same action over and over again.
The symptoms of overuse arm injuries include:
Treatment of Arm Injuries
Treatment for an arm injury usually depends on the severity of the injury.
Treatment of arm injuries include:
- Anti-inflammatory Medicine
- Anti-inflammatory Injection
- Fibreglass Cast
- Surgery (For serious cases)
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