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Dr. J. Michael Bennett
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Elbow Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Elbow injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his elbow, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, or joint instability. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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What does an MRI tell you about elbow injuries?

What does an MRI tell you about elbow injuries?

Bone and soft tissue: Arthritis is inflammation of soft tissue synovium, cartilage inflammtion can cause narrowing, . ...Read more

Dr. J. Michael Bennett
62 doctors shared insights

Elbow Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Elbow injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his elbow, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, or joint instability. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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What do I do to get rid of my chronic elbow pain from old sports injury?

What do I do to get rid of my chronic elbow pain from old sports injury?

First need dx: First you must identlify the etiology of the pain whether it be tendonitis, instability, osteoarthritis etc. Once the problem causing the pain is identified it can be corrected or improved with nsaids, ice, appropriate stretching and strengthening or in more severe instances surgical correction. ...Read more

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What sports have a high risk of elbow injuries?

What sports have a high risk of elbow injuries?

Contact and throwing: Contact sports such as football as well as throwing sports such as baseball and swinging sports such as golf have the highest risk for elbow injuries. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an elbow injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is an elbow injury or disorder?

Elbow disorder: A variety of elbow disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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What does an MRI tell you about elbow injuries?

Bone and soft tissue: Arthritis is inflammation of soft tissue synovium, cartilage inflammtion can cause narrowing, . ...Read more

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What sports have a high risk of elbow injuries?

Contact and throwing: Contact sports such as football as well as throwing sports such as baseball and swinging sports such as golf have the highest risk for elbow injuries. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat an elbow injury?

What can I do to treat an elbow injury?

Elbow injury: Match the treatment with the injury. Hard to say from what you're asking. May be simple rest, ice, compression, elevation, bracing, splinting. May need further treatments, pt, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon or pcp. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an elbow injury?

Pain: Pain, usually worse with elbow movement (bending it or rotating your forearm), bruising, swelling, deformity are some of the common symptoms. Direct trauma can injure the elbow, but so can force applied elsewhere, such as a fall landing on the hands and wrist. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have an elbow injury?

See your doctor.: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more