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My right arm is very painful when I try to use it and when

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My right arm is very painful when I try to use it and when I try to lift a object. Is this some thing to be concerned about? Have not had any knocks.
How long are you having this problem?
Your age please?
Can you lift your hand behind your head?
Are you diabetic?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

One week
Age 71


I think it may be due to FROZEN shoulder.
Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that affects the range of movement of the shoulders due to stiffness. The condition can make the shoulders partially or completely immovable.
The exact cause of the condition is still unknown. However, it is thought that certain situations make the tissues in the shoulder joint susceptible to damage and develop into scar tissues. The shoulder joint slowly starts deteriorating over a period of time, limiting the movement of the shoulder.
An X-ray is recommended in case you’re not able to move your shoulder, to rule out arthritis. MRI scans may be needed to detect inflammation and formation of scar tissue
Frozen shoulder can be cured completely. There are so many treatment options like surgery, medication and physiotherapy available now-a-days and these options vary depending on the condition and symptoms of the patient
Recovery of frozen shoulder is a gradual process, so you need to patient while undergoing treatment, especially physiotherapy. Your physiotherapist will teach you a few exercises depending on the mobility of your shoulder joint.
Thank you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It is not my shoulder that is the problem , it is the muscles in my arm

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

IT is not my shoulder it is the muscles in my arm .

I asked you whether you raise your hand behind your head or not , you said no, so I thought about frozen shoulder.
Anyway ,in which part you feel the pain palm?,forehand?,upper arm?,wrist joint?or elbow joint?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The muscles in my forearm and upper arm are affected .

I did not say that I could not raise my arm behind my head !

Thanks for your response.
The muscle pain as you described may be due so many reasons like
Muscle disorders
Muscle Spasm:
Muscle Strain:
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Tendon Disorders
Tendonitis Tenosynovitis:
Stenosing Tenosynovitis:
De Quervain’s disease
Trigger Finger
Lateral Epicondylitis
Medial Epicondylitis
Ganglion Cyst
Rotator Cuff tendonitis
Ligament Disorders
Ligament Sprain
Nerve disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Guyon canal stenosis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Other disorders related to extensive computer use
Computer Vision Syndrome
Fatigue and stress may be secondary to an MSD or other medical condition. It may be caused by poor job design, work organization, over-working, lack of job control on the part of the user.
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