Possible causes of arm pain include:

  1. Angina (reduced blood flow to the heart)
  2. Brachial plexus injury
  3. Broken arm
  4. Broken wrist/broken hand
  5. Bursitis (joint inflammation)
  6. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  7. Cervical disk herniation
  8. De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  9. Dislocated elbow
  10. Fibromyalgia
  11. Heart attack
  12. Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory joint disease)
  13. Rotator cuff injury
  14. Sprains and strains
  15. Tendinitis
  16. Tennis elbow
  17. Thoracic outlet syndrome
  18. Ulnar nerve entrapment

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

Jan. 11, 2018