Doctor insights on:
I Recently Dislocated My Elbow How Long Will It Be Before I Can Do Pushups Again
It depends: This depends on the severity of the injury, the number of disrupted ligaments and associated injuries and should be discussed with the orthopedic surgeon treating your injury. Generally, stability of the joint will progress as ligament healing occurs over 6-12 weeks. If instability persists, surgery may be necessary, and this can prolong healing time and return to activities such as push-ups. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently dislocated my elbow. Hour long is the position supposed to last? It's been almost a week and still a lot of pain after reduction.
Depends: Severity of the injury makes a difference. On the average, most have regain full motion, strength and function and resolution of pain within 12 weeks. Those with a fracture may recover a longer recovery. Read more
Depends: It depends on the injury.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a specialist.: Dislocated elbows are a serious orthopedic condition. You should see an orthopedic elbow surgeon, who could determine what the best course of action should be. Sometimes there could be a lose body in the joint, or a fracture, which may require surgical care. Read more
Get an xray: Christy, it is very difficult to sustain a dislocaion of an elbow in that it takes a signicant impact for that to occur. Rest and ice and support for now. Avoid an ace wrap as this may cause swelling above or below the elbow. It is very important for you to get an xray of your elbow to get a correct diagnosis. If the xray is abnormal, you need to followup with an orthopaedic surgeon. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a pa assistant have the rite to reset a dislocated elbow that really wasn't to begin with.?
PA rites?: Most pas are qualified and are credentialed to legally relocate elbows and reduce fracture (reset them). They work under the supervision of a doctor in most instances. I cannot really comment about the 'really wasn't to begin with part since I wasn't there and have no xrays to confirm. Read more
I hit my arm right bellow my elbow and I think I felt it dislocate then pop back into place. It's swollen and I am having pain. Do I need to see a dr?
Yes: You should have your elbow evaluated including xrays to make sure there are no fractures. You should see an orthopedic surgeon. Read more
Pain down my arm all the way to my fingers but my elbow is really getting disfigured, almost luke its dislocated and then pain is excrutiating?
Elbow/arm pain: See a doctor/urgent care today you need an xray. Could be cuboidal tunnel syndrome (like carpal tunnel but at the elbow)or could be coming from the cervical spine, or gout at the elbow or arthritis, bursitis or effusion (fluid in the sacs around the joint) Could be lyme as well. Follow up today with doctor /urgent care. Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How long after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery before i can sleep on my stomach again?
- How long after a tonsillectomy is it before you can speak normally again?
- If i got negative test how long can i test again
- How can i make my poop one big poop again?
- Broke my 5th metatarsal how soon can i exercise again
- How do i get an abscess on my elbow?
- I recently developed skin welts on the back of my legs how can i tell if they are hives or something more serious
- How can i protect myself during a soccer game when my stitches were recently removed?
- How long after my wisdom teeth extraction before can i brush my teeth with toothpaste again?