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A 30-year-old female asked:

What could cause long-term arm soreness? for a few years, my left arm has been sore/weak. it gets worse with use, but also hurts at rest. i am left-handed and work a typical office job with a lot of time on the computer. 30f.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Workstation: This includes areas of your body such as your back, neck, chest, arms, shoulders and feet. Having sore muscles and complaints of the muscles being tired are common. Numbness may occur in the arms and hands. These troubles may occur because the posture you assume when using the computer is most likely incorrect. You may find that you are sitting in an uncomfortable chair.

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Last updated Mar 21, 2020

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