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What is causing pain in my arm from throwing a football?

What is causing pain in my arm from throwing a football?

It depends: Without knowing what part of your arm hurts, this is a difficult question to answer. It could be anything from tendonitis, to muscle strain/sprain, or arthritis. See your doctor so that he or she can determine the cause of the pain and decide what treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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When I was 11 I broke my arm while throwing a ball. I am now 47 and still cannot throw a football or baseball as far as I could as a kid. Why?

When I was 11 I broke my arm while throwing a ball. I am now 47 and still cannot throw a football or baseball as far as I could as a kid. Why?

The question is...: Whether you permanently injured your arm as a child? Or whether you spent more time throwing a ball at age 11 than at age 47? Consider rephrasing the question. ...Read more

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Fall on l/arm during football, shooting pain in elbow when straightened, no swelling and no bruising as far as I can see what should I do?

Fall on l/arm during football, shooting pain in elbow when straightened, no swelling and no bruising as far as I can see what should I do?

Elbow: Could be problem with ulnar nerve if after reasonable period of time still present need to have primary care or ortho evaluate ...Read more

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What can I do if my 15 year old broke his clavicle during football practise 2 days ago, his arm is on a sling?

What can I do if my 15 year old broke his clavicle during football practise 2 days ago, his arm is on a sling?

Healing...: Your collarbone connects the upper part of your breastbone to your shoulder blade. Restricting the movement of any broken bone is critical to healing. To immobilize a broken collarbone, you usually need to wear an arm sling. The length of time immobilization is needed depends on the severity of the injury. Union of the bone usually takes three to six weeks for children and 6 to 12 weeks for adult. ...Read more

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How can I wrap my arm cast so that its safe to play football?

How can I wrap my arm cast so that its safe to play football?

Not a good idea: Anything sufficient to protect your healing bone under the cast would be so inhibiting that your football skills would be minimal. Anything less would risk your healing and a non-union of a bone is an ordeal best avoided if possible. ...Read more

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Fell over playin football (soccer) and hurt my arm yesterday. It's now painful when i move it and is very bruised and swollen. Broken?

Fell over playin football (soccer) and hurt my arm yesterday. It's now  painful when i move it and is very bruised and swollen. Broken?

Painful arm.? Broken: It is difficult to say if it is broken or not . You would need to see your doctor for more studies .Simple x-ray would be of benefit to determine if the bone is broken or not after examination .Hopefully that would address your concern good luck. ...Read more

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My arm is sore from playing football and landed on it wrong. It doesn't feel broken but it really hurts. What to do?

My arm is sore from playing football and landed on it wrong. It doesn't feel broken but it really hurts. What to do?

See doctor: You should have it checked and probably have x-ray, to be certain if there is a break, bruise or strain. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my bicep? Today my bicep will not respond when i flex it. I recieved a stinger in a football game yesterday. When i stood up from the collision my arm was completely numb and paralyzed in the form of a chicken wing. It took a few minute

Nerve injury: Hopefully you are still only having a residual of the stinger but you would be better to go on and get checked as you could have a ruptured disc or compression fracture in your neck. As well as other ways to have nerve injury between your spine and arm. ...Read more

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