Top 20 Doctor insights on: My elbow hurts after working out my biceps
Yes it could: A muscle strain or tear in the biceps could cause pain in the elbow. The biceps tendon inserts on the radial tuberosity of the radius bone of the proximal forearm. Biceps strains in young people generally cause pain where the muscle has been injured, however. So pain where u are describing it would be unusual. More commonly the flexor/ pronator muscle group would cause medial elbow pain. ...Read more
What causes elbow pain and pain/weakness in bicep with sharp wrist pain and shooting finger pain? No diabetes had carpal tunnel realease 4months ago
Most common: Most common cause of pain over outer aspect of elbow is tennis elbow. There are other less common causes too. Try a brief period of activity modification, maybe try some anti-inflammatory medication, even ice. If symptoms fail to improve, see an upper extremity specialist for a formal evaluation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elbow hurts in sharp bursts of pain, mostly on the inside. I sleep on it like an idiot sometimes. Working out makes it worse. Desk job too. Thoughts?
A common injury: Involving the inside elbow is "Golfer's Elbow" (Don't have to play golf to get this).It is a tendinitis involving tissues around the medial epicondyle. Continued insult may occur with curls. Is that when it hurts? First, stop re injuring this area by not doing anything that makes it hurt. A local cortisone injection gives relief but if you go back to same activity that caused the problem, it returns ...Read more
Check ulnar nerve: Ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow (or other nerve syndromes) can radiate down your arm and give you numbness and tingling. Working out can exacerbate this either because you are flexing at the elbow or because of the repetitive impact. Yo should have it checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Might be tendonitis: A person who gets a numbness, soreness, or tenderness (to pressing on it) where the muscles attach near the elbow may have tendonitis. . . But he will usually know what caused it. The cause is overuse of the arm during the past day or two. Icing the sore spot and taking some Motrin can help. He can wrap the sore area with an over-the-counter elastic band, which will spread the muscle's force out. ...Read more
It depends: In a younger person, this could little league elbow and break down of the elbow joint that can lead to long term elbow problems. 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. If it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Referral to Surgeon: A sharp pain at the point of the elbow may be caused by damage to the soft tissues over the olecranon (bone) located at this point. This is often leaned when sitting which can lead to swelling. This could also be 'tennis elbow' due to repetitive work which involves constant movement of your elbow. I suggest seeing an Orthopaedic surgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started weight lifting again and my elbow hurts when I try to straighten it How can I make it go away?
Weight lifting often causes strain injury, and repeated heavy weights can give you a stress-induced tendonitis.
good mechanics for lifting (get guidance), plus gradual increases in weights are essential to prevent.
After injury, do not reinjure! Rest and ice, and avoid strain until better ...Read more
I am a 47-year-old male I worked 11 hours a day five days a week lifting logs my elbow hurts and stings what can I do for this?
Fell yesterday on icy pavement; banged my elbow. Hurts and the tip feels flat, not like the other side. Can use the injured elbow just fine.
See someone if: Pain, swelling, redness, decreased range of motion occurs or persists. ...Read more
Elbow pain over 6 months. Went to the gym for 6 months and it started randomly in both elbows. Push ups don't hurt but rotating wrists fast hurts.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't bend it!: If it hurts, don't do it! Pain in the elbow with movement can have lots of causes including problems in the joint or tendinitis. If you have no history of joint problems, it may be tennis elbow. See an orthopedic surgeon if rest and ice and anti-inflammatories over-the-counter do not help. Avoid anything that aggravates the pain. ...Read more
Depends: Is there any discoloration or swelling. Is the pain present if you extend your elbow and try and lift something. If this is the case then the odds are that it is a tendonitis issue. If it does not cause pain when you try and lift something then you should see your doctor. ...Read more