What is forearm pain?
Forearm pain is any discomfort, soreness or pain in the part of the arm lying between the elbow and wrist. It may occur on its own or be present with arm pain as a whole, elbow pain, wrist pain, hand and finger pain. The pain may only be present when moving the forearm, hands or fingers since many of the muscles of these neighboring parts are located within the forearm. Alternatively, the pain may be present and persist even when the forearm is stationary. Sometimes forearm pain is not due to any problem within the forearm or neighboring structures. Instead it emanates from the root of the spinal nerve with pain been felt along the course of the nerve down the upper arm and forearm to the hands and fingers.