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can i still do push ups with tennis elbow

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, if not painful: Usually the result of repetitive stresses. I would position your hands in a postion that does not produce pain. You can also stretch those mucles by h ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly: Usually the pain from tennis elbow comes from when the elbow is nearly fully extended. However, any stress on the elbow can cause it to become inflam ... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow can be aggravated by any activity that places the wrist in extension. Depending on the severity of the conditio ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: The pain from tennis elbow comes from when the elbow is fully extended. However, any stress on the elbow can cause it to become inflamed. Thus is ge ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prob.aggravate: Although tennis elbow pain is generally made worse w/'power grip' activities and wt.Lifting and pushups are not in this category, pushups because of t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinosis: Studies have looked at the pathology of the tendon origins in tennis elbow and climbers elbow. Most of them have a tendinosis appearance without signi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Yes and No: Tennis elbow is the result of overload of the extensor tendon attachment to the lateral epicondylar ridge of the distal humerus. No impact strength a ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Not related: Ice the elbow, use otc nsaid. Pharmacist can help you with nsaid.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Pain meds: It might take up to 2 weeks for cortisone shot to get an effect. However there are many good pain medications to keep you comfortable. Rec.: see your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Very likely: Assuming the diagnosis is correct, 80-90% of patients with tennis elbow will get better without surgery. Cortisone injections provide relief for most ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
41 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
More detailed surger: It depends on the surgery that was done. The tried and true operation is to detach the ligament, shear off the bone spur, and reattache the ligament. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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1/2 yes: Cut activity to 50%. Get checked for gout, use NSAID....aleve/motrin/naproxen. Sometimes a local steroid is the best answer.

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