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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
Yes: Tennis elbow will be painful on the lateral (or outside/away from the middle of the body) aspect of the elbow and when you resist wrist extension it accentuates the pain. An elbow hyperextension hurts all over the elbow and particularly in the back. Also, hyperextension injuries result from acute injuries where tennis elbow symptoms generally occur with repetitive trauma. ...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
I fell while tumbling the other day and hyperextended my elbow. This was three days ago and it still hurts. Should i see a doctor?
Hey I think I hyperextended my elbow now it just hurts and locks most of the time when I extend it I hear a pop . i fell and heard a crack.Heal time?
U could have -: -suffered subluxation, which can cause ligament damage or knocked a piece of articular cartilage. This can cause the lock, ( subluxing & or fragment trapped). This could have serious consequences if not diagnosed & treated. C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hyperextended my elbow on January 1st of this year, and I'm still having severe pain when I lock my arm. how can I speed up the healing process?
My elbow was moderately hyperextended in a basketball game four days ago. Now my elbow makes a mild clicking/popping when bending. What should I do?
Elbow Antics: You most likely injured the cartilage surface of this complex hinge joint and the associated inflammation is causing the clicking or popping that you appreciate. If the joint "locks" when attempting to move it you may have torn a small portion of the cartilage and it is catching in the joint space. Apply ice and try to adequately rest the elbow. Try an antiinflammatory if needed for pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Broken elbow?: Treatment if broken (fractured) elbows depends on the bones injured and the type of injury. Some injuries may be treated without surgery. Other injuries will require opening the elbow, lining up the broken fragments, and fixing then with metal hardware. In some cases a portion if the elbow may need to be replaced with artificial part. ...Read more
Elbow pain: Tendinitis or tendinosis of the medial or inner aspect of the elbow. This is the location where the muscles which flex your wrist and fingers originate. Symptoms would include pain and weakness in that location. It is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outer aspect or lateral aspect of the elbow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medial epicondylitis: Golfers elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a form of a family of disorders called "Insertional Tendinopathies." Essentially the attachment of the flexor-pronator muscle mass of the forearm gets a tear, which is usually microscopic, and results from a strenuous event. Golf can cause it but most cases I see are from other activities. Treatment is directed at decreasing inflammation/promote healin ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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