The forearm consists of muscles around the radius and ulna with lots of tendons and nerves flowing through it to the hand.
The main issues here are strains of the muscles often at their attachment points. These are commonly known as Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow, or, formerly, as lateral and medial epicondylitis. Prevalence of these are high with no difference between men and women but mostly found in the working population in their 30’s and 40’s. Some research can be read here.
Forearm pain from local strain and tendons usually gives local pain you can literally put your finger on. However, if you have burning/pins and needles or weakness it can be coming from the local nerves or the neck. This is common and can be there even if the neck itself is not sore.
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