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Tennis Elbow Pain Location
Is it: tennis elbow/pinched nerve/elbow necrosis/damaged cartilage? What kind of scans/tests can show diagnosis 100% for unbearable elbow pain.
Depends on what: Medicines they are giving you. Tennis elbow is a pretty easy diagnosis as long as the doc as musculoskeletal experience. The next step after anti-inflammatory meds could be an injection, of either anti-inflammatory med like steroids, or prolo-therapy, which some believe can strengthen the damaged and chronic inflamed tendons. Try bracing as well, as this can help, as well as modifying behaviors. ...Read more
Elbow pain, with wrist movement also up and down, and side to side motion pain seems to be mostly in the joint, tennis elbow?
Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?
Yes: A pulled muscle will affect the adjacent muscles. The muscles that you mention are part of the longitudinal muscle support for your body so when one gets injured the others get strained to make up for the injury. ...Read more
Several things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
Had surgery on my elbow 6months ago. The last 6weeks I've been working & now both elbows hurt! Am I getting tennis elbow again I felt great until work?
Many conditions may: Coexist with epicondylitis meaning that the successful surgery you had can work but joint pain may be due to synovitjs, mild arthritis or just musculoskeletal non specific pain. Or even being unconditioned. Another source can be referred pain from a different problem. ...Read more
I'm slim build been doing gym for a while now but now got pain in elbow forearm some said Tennis elbow how get that is that because I'm slim build?
I have an elbow ache and suspect a tennis elbow as it is consecutive to intensive sport activities. How can I verify this and cure it.?
Get an exam: The best way to verify and get the most accurate diagnosis is to get the area examined by a trained health care provider. Once diagnosed, the treatment specific for said diagnosis will follow. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Pain in elbow, upper forearm and into tricep on right side for the past 2 weeks. The skin is also sore. I've had people suggest it may be tennis elbow?
It is close: Classical teniis elbow is on the outisde of the elbow. You mayhave that or a closeby tendonitis. Ask your physician ...Read more
Four cortisone injections in two years time. No scans. My hand and fingers getting numb, abnormal pain in elbow. Tennis elbow or pinched nerve? Thank you
Not clear: Pinched nerve in the neck can cause arm and hand pain, numbness, weakness. Tennis elbow typically causes elbow pain and weak hand grip. It is unclear where you were injected. Your doctor should be able to sort out whether this is a neck/nerve problem, or an inflammation of the elbow. ...Read more
Yes: I would also recommend an "aircast", google it.800 mg twice a day is a good dose, rest is also helpful. ...Read more
Rest, ice & nSAID's: Rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications are initial treatments for inflammation. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a overuse injury involving the outside of the elbow. For persistent symptoms, a brace, oral/injectable steroids and/ot therapy may be needed. Avoid things that make your symptoms worse. It make take up to 6 months for symptoms to resolve. See an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Overuse: Tennis elbow is inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow, almost always caused by overuse of the arm/elbow. The forearm muscles and elbow tendons become damaged and inflammed with overuse, commonly seen with tennis, racquet ball, as well as in painters, plumbers, carpenters, auto workers, and cooks. Any repetitive motion with the forearm can cause this but it can occur insidiously. ...Read more
Elbow Band: One may need to rest the elbow for a period of time. Physical therapy may be helpful. There are also elbow straps that support the radial tendons that are affected by tennis elbow that are inexpensive and effective. In severe cases a local injection of steroids may be useful. ...Read more
Painful grip: Tennis elbow affects the outer prominent aspect of your blow. It is usually due to overuse (e., too much tennis). Treatment is nonoperative and can consist of rest, ice, nsaids, bracing, nd local steroid injection. Rarely, surgery is indicted. Also referred to as lateral epicondylitis. ...Read more
First turn palms up: With palms turned upward, you'll define the outer part of forearm as the lateral part. The lateral epicondyle is the bony part where the tendons and muscles attach and go distally (toward hand). Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is generally caused by repetitive motions over-using these muscles; occurs in tennis, golf, excess computing...But doing it wrong. Rx, then learn proper moves. ...Read more