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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?

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

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What is the best way to treat an elbow injury?

Ice.: Ice the elbow for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. Take an anti-inflammatory medication, over the counter. ...Read more

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What can be done for baseball injuries in the elbow?

Throwing injuries: Are common in baseball players. The first step is to stop throwing and get a specific diagnosis. The next stepa will be determined by the severity of the injury and the age of the patient. Make sure you seek out a sports medicine doc with experience treating throwing injuries. ...Read more

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How do I know if I should get my elbow injury checked out?

How do I know if I should get my elbow injury checked out?

Movement/pain: If you can't move it, it locks, looks crooked, or is signifantly painful it should be checked. If pain is just superficial but everything else works yoiu could probably watch it for a few weeks to see if it will go away. ...Read more

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I fell getting out of the shower. - elbow injury- who do I see?

I fell getting out of the shower. - elbow injury- who do I see?

X-ray: You should be seen within 12-24 hours. If you have an orthopedic surgeon, call for an appointment. If not, go to the er to be seen and have an x-ray. They can refer you to the appropriate specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible that i continue to exercise after having an elbow injury?

Is it possible that i continue to exercise after having an elbow injury?

There are a number: Of forms of exercise that you can do while still resting your injured elbow. ...Read more

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No injury,no prior issues- L elbow severe almost shock like bursts of pain Enough to make me involuntarily squirm. Rapid onset. No activity change. ?

No injury,no prior issues- L elbow severe almost shock like bursts of pain  Enough to make me involuntarily squirm. Rapid onset. No activity change. ?

? Neurologic: Some of the historical features you present sound as if there are neurologic. That would represent the lesion at the elbow involving the owner nerve. If the shocklike sensations travel down to your fourth and fifth digit then I would pay attention to this being neurologic in origin. In which case I would then recommend a full neurological valuation. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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My right elbow bursa sac feels like it not there, it's sensitive when my elbow is placed on a surface, there was no specific injury that brought it on?

My right elbow bursa sac feels like it not there, it's sensitive when my elbow is placed on a surface, there was no specific injury that brought it on?

I think U mean @ --: - times U feel some pain when U lean on it. This is due 2 a tiny fold in the synovial lining of the bursa is pinched. U may even feel a little pop as this occurs. Happens 2 all @ 1 time or another. No need 2 worry unless it becomes swollen and painful. Then it's time for a visit 2 Ur ortho guy. ...Read more

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What kind of injury to shoulder would cause pain in elbow?

Many: The nerve from your spinal cord that supplies the sensation (innervates) your arm (including the elbow) travels through your shoulder, ...So any injury to the shoulder affecting your nerves that supply the elbow could cause it to be painful. Hope this answer helps you. ...Read more

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What causes continued pain the elbow and forearm aside from an injury?

Arthritis, nerve inj: Contimued pain in the arm may be related to any of the three nerves entering the arm. I t may also be related to arthritis, tendonitis, or muscle problems. A thorough evaluation including in depth physical examination and perhaps nerve testing may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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