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hyperextension of elbow

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Ligamentous laxity: Is a common congenital condition that permits one to hyperextend joints and makes one "double-jointed". There is no need to worry about that when it o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hyper extension : Hyper extension of the elbow can be beneficial in some sport activities such as gymnastics.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Not really either.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Not really either.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: There are number possibilities including some of which include: not allowing enough time between the injury and restarting activity for the injury to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Time: These type of injuries take about 6 weeks to heal. A hinged elbow brace can be used to support the elbow and prevent further hyperextention, during h ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken elbow?: Treatment if broken (fractured) elbows depends on the bones injured and the type of injury. Some injuries may be treated without surgery. Other injuri ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Elbow pain: Tendinitis or tendinosis of the medial or inner aspect of the elbow. This is the location where the muscles which flex your wrist and fingers origina ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis. : Golfer's elbow is a inflammation of the tendons that insert on the inside of your elbow (close to the funny bone). Usually it causes pain with pressi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Golfers elbow: Golfers elbow is caused by stress to the inner aspect of the elbow. This is due to the position of the elbow during the swing process. Inflammation de ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
See the doctor: A quick x-ray will be able to tell for sure. You're going to have your elbow for the rest of your life, so make sure you get the fracture diagnosed i ... Read More
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