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Why would my elbow joints be making noises?

Why would my elbow joints be making noises?

Several reasons: Joints pop and crack and make all types of noises. If not painful, then we rarely worry about these noises. A shift in fluid or air, bone spurs, roughened cartilage or loose bodies (bone or cartilage) can all account for these noises. See your orthopedic doctor if these noises are accompanied by pain, loss of motion, weakness or locking of the joint. ...Read more

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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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Do double jointed elbows usually hurt alot?

Do double jointed elbows usually hurt alot?

Possibly: People with joint hypermobility can indeed have frequent and/or chronic associated pain. Strengthening exercises, avoidance of aggravating positions and activities, and occasional use of nsaids can help. Often, symptoms will improve as a younger patient grows into adulthood. ...Read more

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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

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How can I ease the pain in my elbow, in the surrounding tissue , not the joint?

How can I ease the pain in my elbow, in the surrounding tissue , not the joint?

Hot ; cold packs : As above alternating also try wrapping it with plastic food wrap at bedtime not too tight best to have someone help you do it if at all possible this keeps in body heat and helps healing most of these types of problems are tendinosis ANS frequently gradually go away o their own best of luck with this you can also buy a heelbo at a surg supply store they also help. ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my elbow; where my joints are? It hurts when i lift heavy stuff.

What is causing pain in my elbow; where my joints are? It hurts when i lift heavy stuff.

Tennis elbow: Pain on the outside of elbow with lifting in thirty something is likely a musculoskeletal problem related to repetative stress or even one extraordinary mechanical event. The medical name is lateral epicondylitis aka "tennis elbow". Rest, warm soaks, avoidance of repetative elbow use, & otc elbow strap might help. Persistence suggests need for doctor visit. Osteopath or physiatrist best. ...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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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 to reduce the joint I the wrist and elbow?

How to reduce the joint I the wrist and elbow?

Rest, ice...: Typically it can be helped with resting the joint, using ice an anti-inflammatory meds, and strengthening the muscles around those joints. A short course of physical therapy may serve you well to teach you some exercises. For swelling, redness, warmth, or increasing pain....See your dr to rule-out more serious problems. ...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