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A member asked:

I fell while running yesterday. i cannot lift my elbow away from my side. how long is appropriate to wait until i go to a physician to see if there is a tear? fall on outstretched arm

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Fall & Elbow ROM: It's best to get this checked out now by your doctor or perhaps at an Urgent Care center. Tear is one possibility but there are others such as fracture. Peace and good health.
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