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Treatment For Elbow Nodules Caused By Rheumatism
Arms and feet tendons hurt a lot. First both elbows,then biceps,then both feet,then both thumbs.Doc says NOT rheumatism.Have Crohn's.take no meds.
I am an advanced pianist & my right elbow pops daily & is becoming increasingly painful after practicing. Possible cause? home treatment or seek eval?
I've had 'clicky' elbows since i was 14, which are often painful. I've been told i'll grow out of it - but i haven't. diangosis ideas? Treatment options?
BE careful regarding: "grow out" and painful conditions/while there are growth issues it is hard to specifically answer this but many things can cause clicking from a normal physiologic click, mild laxity in a joint or a slight alteration in anatomy, or nerve or tendon issues. But if it is long standing. The main issue is if one has pain then: need to get evaluated, likely get some xrays and go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment for a pinched nerve in my elbow? It only hurts when i bend it or move it in a certain way
Observation: A pinched nerve specifically in the elbow is usually an ulnar neuropathy. This refers to the build up of scar right around the nerve as it passes through the elbow. This is exacerbated by constant repetitive movements. The best treatment initially is avoiding these movements so the inflammation and scar can decrease. Also avoiding pressure directly on that area. If no improvement, further tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell on my elbow and scratched it badly. It's very painful and a little swollen. Is ice the best treatment? If not what?
Yes...it can..BUT...: The better question to ask is whether or not the body can repair the ulnar nerve better than another intervention such as physical therapy, medication, or surgery. The fact is, it really depends on what you mean by suggesting it is DAMAGED. Was it traumatized by a stretch or penetrating injury? Is it being compressed at the elbow or elsewhere? Are there metabolic problems affecting this nerve? ...Read more
Many available: An exercise that is effective in strengthening tennis elbow is the "hammer" exercise. With your elbow bent at 90 degrees and forearm parallel to the floor, hold in your hand the end of the handle of a hammer (or tennis racket). Rotate your forearm and wrist so that the hammer head forms an arc from left to right and back again. Do this several times a day to strengthen the brachioradialis muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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