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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

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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


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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

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What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

Arm disorders: An unhealthy medical condition involving the upper extremity. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of arm injuries and disorders bad?

I do not understad: Please more detail, about the problem you have? ...Read more

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What are some possible arm injuries from cricket?

What are some possible arm injuries from cricket?

Similar to baseball: The forces that cricket applies to the upper extremity are similar to those in other upper extremity intensive sports, eg baseball, swimming, volleyball, etc. In the shoulder, think slap tears, labral injuries, and rotator cuff problems. In the shoulder, think ulnar collateral ligament injuries and tendinitis. These are challenging and should be evaluated by a doc with appropriate experience. ...Read more

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Could arm injuries result in something more serious like paralysis?

Could arm injuries result in something more serious like paralysis?

Can occur: Depending on the severity - a very severe trauma to the arm and shoulder like a motorcycle injury can result in spinal cord injury and paralysis. ...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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Terrible pain in wrist and arm all the way to my elbow nothing is helping. No previous injuries?

Terrible pain in wrist and arm all the way to my elbow nothing is helping. No previous injuries?

Various causes: Most common is Ulnar Neuropathy caused by the Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. The ulnar nerve gets compressed at the inner side of the elbow resulting in numbness and tingling radiating from the elbow, down the medial forearm, to the 4th and 5th fingers. For more info see patient info at patient. Co.uk: http://bit. Ly/1pAbbJW For a more detailed explanation g0 to UpToDate: http://bit. Ly/1nU8TdZ ...Read more

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I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. I have within the last few hours started to have pain in my right arm around my inner elbow that is achey.

I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. I have within the last few hours started to have pain in my right arm around my inner elbow that is achey.

Anxiety and arm pain: Please see your doc to get your arm checked. If there is no physical condition please see a mental health professional who specializes in mood disorders. Anxiety is very treatable and there are lots of reasons to be hopeful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Bad injury 2-3 weeks ago. Still cannot rotate arm palm down to palm up. Not that it hurts I just can't. Was diagnosed as elbow fx. Could this be tendon?

Bad injury 2-3 weeks ago. Still cannot rotate arm palm down to palm up. Not that it hurts I just can't. Was diagnosed as elbow fx. Could this be tendon?

Maybe, but: Since you were diagnosed with a fracture, that certainly may be affecting your range of motion. Your dr should be following up with you to assure you are progressing normally. Orthopedics may be needed to assess your fracture care and physical therapy and rehab may be beneficial for improving range of motion. A physical exam would be able to help diagnose a possible tendon issue as well. Gd luck. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have arm cut?

Could it be something bad if I have arm cut?

Laceration: Well, the problem depends on several factors. The mechanism of injury and if there is a retained foreign body in the wound. Then, the wound itself...Depth, length, and injury to associated underlying structures. The loss of function...What you are now unable to do...Is directly related to the severity of the injury. Let a specialist take a look and determine the true severity of the injury. ...Read more

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First aid for someone who got their arm cut?

First aid for someone who got their arm cut?

Laceration: The most important points to make is to control bleeding with some type of pressure and keep the wound clean. If you have tap water available then make sure the cut is clean before applying a dressing. If not then keep it covered until you are able to clean the cut. ...Read more

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Got my arm cut while lifting metal, do I need tetanus booster?

Got my arm cut while lifting metal, do I need tetanus booster?

Depends: Depends on the type of cut, what you got injured with and when your last booster was. If it was mire than 10 years it may be time. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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My left arm is very painful, especially elbow down. Is it blood clot? There is no injury.

My left arm is very painful, especially elbow down. Is it blood clot? There is no injury.

Arm pain: Pain in the arm is most likely something local- ulnar nerve or tendinitis. Blood clots can happen in the arm, but those usually start in the upper arm or axilla and are ususally associated with a problem. Someone with a central IV or underlying cancer problem. ...Read more

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My left arm is seriously hurt, especially elbow down. I did not have any injury. Can I have blood clot in my arm?

My left arm is seriously hurt, especially elbow down. I did not have any injury. Can I have blood clot in my arm?

Possibly: But left arm pain at age 50 is a chest pain equivalent and should be checked out to see if it is originating at your heart. See a doctor as soon as possible and, if there's no reason not to, take some Aspirin on your way to see them. ...Read more

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Arm Disorders (Definition)

An unhealthy medical condition ...Read more