Pain Or Discomfort, Tenderness To Touch, Unable To Move Arm And Weakness

Reviewed on 8/30/2021

These symptoms all can be related to trauma or injury such as a broken bone or injury to tendons or muscles. The sudden onset of an inability to move the arm can also be a sign of a stroke. If you have sustained an injury and are unable to move your arm, it is important to seek immediate medical attention. Any symptoms of a stroke also warrant urgent medical care.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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