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Exercises For Straightening The Elbow
SLAP tear surgery last week and now the area around my elbow is painful to the touch and hurts so bad to straighten for pendulum exercises, normal?
No: Some degree of swelling that tracks down from the shoulder to the elbow after an arthroscopic shoulder surgery is normal, but if it is quite severe I would definitely let your doctor know. ...Read more
Can small bilateral rotator tears be overcome (pain!) by exercise alone? Damaged in 1998. Ok only if elbows as side, or ouch ali
My bf elbow cannot really move. He laughed and spasm at the same time and then. Whenever he try to straighten or bend it. He feels pain..
Hello! I hit my elbow extremely hard yesterday, over 12 hours ago. It hurt more than ever before, but it hurts now to bend, straighten, or stretch it.
My right elbow really hurts to straighten or bend, feels like there's something in there hurts to grip things and use it for things I've had it 3weeks?
Elbow pain: I would think that this is probably tendonitis but I would see your dr to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
By having an eval: The first step is to get it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain. Then the appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more
There are a number: Of forms of exercise that you can do while still resting your injured elbow. ...Read more
Radial head sublux: You need a physical exam to be sure, but you could have injuries of any kind, from early arthritis to a tendonitis. That being said, pain at end range of straightening out your elbow can be a mild subluxation of your radial head outside of the annular ligament. This is not serious or in need of surgery, but treatment would improve it. Consider seeing a do or chiro for adjustment of elbow. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Unfortunately, taking wires out doesn't guarantee the function of your elbow will be restored completely. It depends on the nature of the problem such as fracture and the extent of the damage it did as well as your body healing process. ...Read more
My knees and elbows snap, crackle, and pop when I exercise. What are some ways to alleviate this?
Fell a few weeks ago and landed on my elbow, now it hurts to straighten out my arm, what could be wrong?
Elbow: You may have sustained afracture of your elbow. See your foctor about getting some xrays or an orthopedic consult. ...Read more
I am experiencing elbow pain. The following also describes me: Can't straighten elbow. What should I do?
May have impingement:
If you have swelling redness or pain with that in the area you really should have it looked at to make sure it isn't an infection. Also not being able to straighten it could signal either a bony problem or nerve problem and you should
Likely get an X-ray. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Pain in r elbow radiating into my forearm when I straighten it. What can it be and what can I do to relieve the pain?
It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. Both should be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication, but if it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read more
I got elbowed in the middle of my chest. Earlier it didn't bother me but if I exercise it begins to feel weird an tighten.
Rib contusion?: Discomfort in your rib cage or the muscles between the ribs will be exacerbated with exertion. There is increased motion in the region with deep breathing. Try rest and anti-inflammatory medication if not medically contraindicated. If pain persists see your physician. ...Read more
Past 6 months pain in both elbows but my right is in more pain then the left elbow. Extreme pain if I straighten them and/or pick up objects.?
Blood test needed: If the pain is in both then I would want to make sure it's not rheumatoid arthritis or other kind of autoimmune condition. Generally, blood tests should delineate that. X-rays may help but I would only consider they if the pain was caused by new change in your exercise or work. ...Read more
I sometimes have pain just above my elbow when I bends it, and my elbow gives a little pop sound whenever I bend it and then straighten it, what's that?
Elbow: It is probably a tendon moving at its insertion and will probably disappear. If it persists an anti-inflammatory may help. ...Read more
How fresh?: Generally speaking, a dislocated elbow, if it is reduced, need to be immobilized three weeks then begin rom. This is to diminish the chance of redislocation. If all is stable after three wks, then acive only range of motion should be done. That is, what your muscles can do to move the joint back and forth. It is common to loose motion permeantly. Good luck. See an occupational therapist. ...Read more
The hammer exercise: An exercise that is effective in strengthening tennis elbow is the "hammer" exercise. With your elbow bent at 90 degrees and forearm parallel to the floor, hold in your hand the end of the handle of a hammer (or tennis racket). Rotate your forearm and wrist so that the hammer head forms an arc from left to right and back again. Do this several times a day to strengthen the brachioradialis muscle. ...Read more
Tennis elbow: Symptoms mainly involves soreness at the outside bony portion of the elbow, generally triggered by repetitive motions or grasping. Will often improved with rest, if a person can avoid the motion that triggered the information in the first place. Sometimes the information will linger for weeks to months. Massaging the area with the other hand, stretching the muscles that attached to this bone, and taking anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen can be helpful. Some people also find that wearing a strap wrapped fairly tightly around the forearm about 2 inches below the elbow also helps take the pressure off this area. If cutting off circulation, then is too tight. If not improved in a couple weeks, see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
How many repetitions of elbow exercise should I do to strengthen my tennis elbow without injuring it?
Low weight, high rep: After an initial period of rest, most patients do best with a rehab protocol based on low weights and high repetitions. In my practice that means two sets of at least 15 reps in each set. If you play a sport, you can gradually resume the sport as symptoms resolve. A tennis elbow strap may be useful to minimize symptoms. For new onset of pain, a course of nsaids may be prescribed also. ...Read more
I am suffering from cervical spondylytis, should I do elbow plank exercise and jogging or should I avoid.
Please repost: And include the answer to this question given to you by the doctor who diagnosed your cervical spondylytis; or if you haven't asked the doctor, why not; or if your condition was "diagnosed" by someone other than a doctor, by whom. ...Read more
Hi, Iam 47 years old (female).i got tennis elbow, .please provide me some medicines to have and exercises to do.
Am doing exercise by dumbells at 3.5 kg and after I finish I feel a pain for a certain time in my right elbow, any solutions?
Very common: The most common forms of elbow pain from overuse, or repetitive motions are muscle, or tendon sprains. Very common with doing single joint exercises with weights. You must lay off this exercise for a while and opt for full body exercises like pushups, pull-ups and bodyweight rows until your elbows are feeling a little better. For additional advice see: http://bit. Ly/1sSZbfu ...Read more
How can I stop my elbow from snapping it's painful during resistance exercises such as triceps pushdowns using a close grip handle..
Get examined: You need to be examined for joint instability. Please call for an appointment and x-ray. ...Read more
My brother hit me above the elbow with a utensial and its swollen and when I try to straighten arm it hurts I don't want it to be broken?
Cold Pack See Dr:
Ouch being hit with a utensil and getting a swollen arm from your brother is a bummer. Make sure you are in a safe environment.
Try to keep it in a position it does not hurt.
Use an ice pack on it.
If worse after that
go to Urgent care or doctors office.
Dr Lori Lange ...Read more
My shoulder blade area hurts from propping myself up on my elbow. I'm breaking the habit, but need to know what kind of exercises can help.
Why would you keep doing something that causes pain??
GOOGLE Shouder exercises
Start slow and build up ...Read more