Forearm pain

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Potential issues related to forearm and hand discomfort from mouse movement

Pains in the right forearm (also my mouse arm) have been getting progressively worse year over year from 2015 through 2019. As of 2019 pain in right forearm became a constant dull ache. Pain becomes problematic after minutes of mousing despite ergo adjustments. Looking back, this may be a potential issue from almost over 20 years of mouse usage. After a thorough evaluation of my ergonomic configuration and thousands of dollars later, the conclusion is that the forearm pain may be related to nerve pinching from the shoulder.

Ongoing stretches to manage pain include:

Initial thoughts on potential issues

  • Myofascial/connective tissue issues
  • tendonitis/tendinosis?
  • Radial tunnel syndrome / peripheral nerve injury?
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • PARESTHESIA via nerve conduction study 7-8 series?
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Medial epicondylitis of elbow, right

Additional muscles to focus on for improved posture

  • Serratus Anterior
  • Rhomboids
  • Deltoids
  • Lower Trap



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