i'm looking for the cause of pain in forearm rotations. could it be due to the nerve in that area?

I am an x-ray technician and I have developed neck and shoulder problems. Now I'm having difficulty with rotating my forearm back into the posterior-anterior position. When I use my arm to reach back or down; it seems like it gets stuck into a position just before I can put it back into the normal position.

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  • Bael
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    Might be a rotator cuff injury, or perhaps a pinched nerve in the arm or shoulder (Link to WebMD's rotator cuff page is below).

    I'd suggest seeing your doctor to find out for sure what the problem is.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Your arm may be dislocated (especially if you feel a grinding pain), or you could have pulled a muscle, which is like a sudden ache pain when you move it into the offending position. Havbe you fallen over or been lifting somethnig heavy? Can you describe the pain?

    If you still think it's a nerve, consult a doctor.

  • 1 decade ago

    It must be because of pressure on your forearm so get relief by massage expert to get rid of rotating your forearm.

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