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How do I stop my elbow from clicking when I do push-ups?

How do I stop my elbow from clicking when I do push-ups?

Probably can't: Many joints in the body make sounds when thay are moved. This is like cracking your knuckles. Unless this causes pain or an injury occurred there is little to do to stop it. ...Read more

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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 more

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When I do my pushups my elbows and wrist click , why?

When I do my pushups my elbows and wrist click , why?

Clicking/Cracking jo: It can be caused by following causes 1cavitation within the joint(small cavities of partial vaccum in synovial fluid) 2rapid streching of ligaments 3intraarticulat(within the joints)adhesions bein broken it does not cause any long term ill effect and is a harmless condition.But if you have concern get it checked by your orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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My elbows, wrist and shoulders click say when i get up from a chair, bed or getting ready to lift weights?

My elbows, wrist and shoulders click say when i get up from a chair, bed or getting ready to lift weights?

Noises are common: Lots of things in the body make noise, but are harmless. If you aren't having symptoms such as pain, or stiffness, i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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Hi, when I straighten my arms, my elbows click and numbness. Tendonitus or arthritus? Possibility

Hi, when I straighten my arms, my elbows click and numbness. Tendonitus or arthritus? Possibility

Varies: There is a term called crepitance, which is where a joint can click and pop secondary to early arthritic conditions. But there are also tendon and ligent conditions that can cause clicking in the elbow as well. Finally, numbness suggests at least some neurological involvement. Don't hesitate to be seen and a detailed exam and appropriate studies will usually give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I began weight training again.I think I've hurt my elbow.Feels strained and keeps clicking occasionally.Can't train now.What can I do to aid recovery?

I began weight training again.I think I've hurt my elbow.Feels strained and keeps clicking occasionally.Can't train now.What can I do to aid recovery?

Keep immobile : You have likely suffered soft tissue injury ie ligament, tendon etc .. Keep it immobile by using a splint and use NSAID cream like voltaran gel daily and it should get better in a few days ... If not better you can see a doc for X-ray .. ...Read more

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Why do my elbow joints click during push-ups?

Why do my elbow joints click during push-ups?

Elbow click: This can be a normal finding due to the lining of the elbow joint (capsule). As long as there is no pain or swelling nothing to worry about. ...Read more