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My elbow joints experience pain whenever i lift some heavy thing?

My elbow joints experience pain whenever i lift some heavy thing?

Many things: That is a vague complaint. Was there an injury? It could be as simple as a tendonitis. But you also have to think about cartilage issues (osteochondritis) or ligament issues. I would get an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Does being double jointed in both your elbows and your shoulders effect how much you bench press?

Does being double jointed in both your elbows and your shoulders effect how much you bench press?

It shouldn't : You should make sure you are not doing too much to fast and build stabilizing muscles. ...Read more

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Managing Tennis Elbow (Checklist)

Remember to rest your elbow and arm
Daily
Take anti-inflammatories to address pain
Daily
Try physical therapy to help recovery
1 Hrs, Weekly for 14 days
Take breaks when using your elbow during activities
Daily
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Does being double jointed in both your elbows and your shoulders effect how well you can bench press?

Does being double jointed in both your elbows and your shoulders effect how well you can bench press?

I don't know: After performing a literature search, i found no studies that looked at the effect of being double jointed on bench press. I did find one study that noted significant decreased strength in women with a particularly bad form of ligamentous laxity, ehlers-danlos, but i'm not sure we can extrapolate. Either way, consistent effort with good form will result in gains in strength. Good luck & work hard. ...Read more

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How could having a double-jointed elbow affect the way I do push-ups?

Yes: It may. You need to focus on doing any movement correctly not relying on your ligamentous structure. ...Read more

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Soft lump on outside of elbow joint?

Soft lump on outside of elbow joint?

Lump on elbow: One thing that comes to mind is a bursitis. This is an inflammation of the bursa - a small fluid filled sack that lines some joints. The bursa can get inflamed due to trauma, overuse or infection. It's not always painful, but can present as a soft lump on the outside of the elbow. Standard treatment includes nsaids, ice, compression, avoidance of trauma and sometimes drainage and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why do my elbow joints click during push-ups?

Why do my elbow joints click during push-ups?

Elbow click: This can be a normal finding due to the lining of the elbow joint (capsule). As long as there is no pain or swelling nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Why does my elbow joint feels like it is on fire when I use my arm?

Why does my elbow joint feels like it is on fire when I use my arm?

Brachioradial : It is possible that you have developed brachioradial pruritus which is itching/burning secondary to a pinched nerve. ...Read more