Top 20 Doctor insights on: My elbow hurts after working out my biceps

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Could a tear in the bicep cause medial elbow pain?

Could a tear in the bicep cause medial elbow pain?

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

Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more


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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

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

Nerve compression: You may not have had carpal tunnel syndrome but rather pronator syndrome a more proximal level of compression. With biceps pain most likely location of compression would be the ligament of struthers. Follow up with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Why my outer elbow hurts after working out or bend it?

Why my outer elbow hurts after working out or bend it?

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 more

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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?

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

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What can cause elbow pain that goes down to the arm while working out? And how to avoid it?

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

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Inside of my elbow hurts when moving it?

Inside of my elbow hurts when moving it?

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

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My elbow hurts every time I throw a ball?

My elbow hurts every time I throw a ball?

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 more

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Right elbow hurts feels like a needle pain. What to do? Surgery?

Right elbow hurts feels like a needle pain. What to do? Surgery?

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 more

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I started weight lifting again and my elbow hurts when I try to straighten it How can I make it go away?

I started weight lifting again and my elbow hurts when I try to straighten it How can I make it go away?

Tendonitis: 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

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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?

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?

Rest: Long hours of physical activities can result in overuse injuries to joints; most resolve with rest, if this does not improve in 48 hours of complete rest visit your local orthopedic surgeon or pcp. ...Read more

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Elbow hurts on a daily basis. Any suggestions?

Elbow hurts on a daily basis. Any suggestions?

Yes: Without knowing the patient's age, mode of onset, duration of symptoms, and other useful qualifiers, the best suggestion for daily elbow pain is to see your doctor in person. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts when I bend it. Why could this be?

My elbow hurts when I bend it. Why could this be?

Tendinitis.: It could be as simple as elbow tendinitis, or there could be something wrong inside the joint. See an orthopedic elbow specialist. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts when I fully stretch. What did I do?

My elbow hurts when I fully stretch. What did I do?

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

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My elbow hurts after bench press. What should I do?

My elbow hurts after bench press. What should I do?

Elbow pain: Ice the elbow, use a bigger grip on the bar and take an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory as directed. You probably have elbow tendinitis. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my elbow hurts when I bend it?

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

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I have an achy pain in left elbow hurts to touch and move what could it be?

I have an achy pain in left elbow hurts to touch and move what could it be?

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

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Elbow hurts when arm is fully extended?

Olecranon Bursitis: This could represent olecranon bursitis. Try anti-inflammatories, resting the elbow and go and see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes antibiotics are needed as well and sometimes it is necessary to drain the bursa with a needle. ...Read more