Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:

muscle pain between wrist & elbow

Posted by macky

the muscle between in my wrist & elbow hurts or a numb feeling is present whenever i type on the keyboard or use the mouse...i dont think its a carpal tunnel syndrome coz my wrist and fingers are not hurt and my grip is perfectly fine.any suggestions on what am i having and any treatments/aids that i can take...

Answers (1)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first

It could be a repetitive strain injury (RSI), aka cumulative trauma disorder, work-related upper limb syndrome (WRULS), and many other terms.  You can do a search on google and get solid information on treatment.  This is often difficult to heal, but it is crucial to seek treatment early to prevent further disability.  You should not try to work through the pain.  Is it your forearms that hurt the most?  How much typing do you do?

NOTICE: The information provided on this site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on Wellsphere. If you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Post an answer
Write a comment: