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pain in inner elbow after lifting weights

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not a lot: Pretty much any weight training exercise will aggravate tennis elbow as they require a strong hand grip that is an aggravating motion for tennis elbow ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Many exercises: The naulitus machines allow you to work out many , many parts of your body without requiring much power from your elbows to your hands, thus u can tak ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tennis elbow: Weight-lifting is a common cause of the extensor tendinitis commonly called tennis elbow. A snug band worn just below the elbow can alleviate some pai ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: That would be quite unlikely after 6 months post injury if problems continue you may need to have the elbow reevaluated.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain free: You should wait until your elbow is pain free before you start lifting weights. If lifting weights bothers your elbow, you should stop or modify the e ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
TENNIS ELBOW?: Need medical evaluation. Tennis elbow is a kind of tendinitis in outer aspect of elbow in attachment to the bony prominance.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probably, but: Always best to consult the operative surgeon. Call your orthopedist who will either speak to you directly, as part of the original service, or have hi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Rice: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Out of all, rest is most important. If pain persists see an Ortho specialist.
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.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Would be cautious.: If your weight training involves any elbow flexion and extension, you can potentially increase trauma to your nerves, and require ulnar nerve transpos ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Stretch, warm up: Just common sense things like good stretching beforehand (although there's not good data that stretching provides performance benefit in weight liftin ... Read More

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