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3 weeks ago hyperextended elbow in basketball game, pain only lasted 3 days. Pain returned suddenlywhen I swung my softball bat at practice last night?
Elbow pain: You more than likely have not fully healed from the soft tissue and muscle injury from the previous injury 3 weeks ago. ...Read more
Pain persists: If the pain and/or swelling does not rapidly improve, have an evaluation by a physician. You may require an xray. ...Read more
Yes: Normally tennis elbow is painful at or near the bony prominence at the outside (lateral) part of the elbow, known as the lateral epicondyle. Tennis elbow pain is often exacerbated by lifting items, especially in a palm-down position. A hyperextended elbow normally causes generalized or anterior elbow pain from a traumatic event and can be worsened by repeating the hyperextension moment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be none: Both should only hurt with activity although they will hurt with different motions. Tennis elbow will only hurt if the lateral epicondyle ( the outer bump of the elbow) is stressed by activities like grasping or lifting. A hyperextended elbow will hurt with almost any motion but certainly with simple flexion and extension of the joint. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much time should you rest hyperextended elbow and what treatment should you do for it?
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Time: These type of injuries take about 6 weeks to heal. A hinged elbow brace can be used to support the elbow and prevent further hyperextention, during healing. Ice, nsaid's and therapy are also helpful. Mostly it's a matter of time. ...Read more
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