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What Can I Do To Get Rid Of Pain In My Left Elbow Whenever I Throw A Baseball
First need dx: First you must identlify the etiology of the pain whether it be tendonitis, instability, osteoarthritis etc. Once the problem causing the pain is identified it can be corrected or improved with nsaids, ice, appropriate stretching and strengthening or in more severe instances surgical correction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimize the amount: Of curve balls you're throwing. That's it. ...Read more
It depends: In a younger person, this could little league elbow and backdown 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
Individual: That is a tough question. It very much needs to be individualized. Especially since the forces that we put through the shoulder and elbow are so huge that very small problems become massive problems. Please see your friendly neighborhood sports medicine specialist. In general, adequate stretching, strengthening, and rest, is required for a successful thrower. ...Read more
MCL: The throwing motion places the medial ulnar collateral ligament under significant strain. The ligament may stretch over time, leading to medial elbow pain. Sometimes, it may tear away from the bone acutely. If this occurs in a thrower, surgery maybe necessary to reconstruct the incompetent ligament. It is commonly referred to as "tommy john surgery". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Rest, NSAIDs : The standard orthopedic answer is to rest from throwing for a minimum of 3 weeks, try taking a NSAID ( Ibuprofen for example). Start back into a'reentry' throwing program where u slowly increase the distance and pace of your throwing over a 2-3 wk. period. If your pain recurs see an orthopedic surgeon w/ subspecialty training in sports medicine. Best of Luck! ...Read more
I had elbow pain so had it X-rayed and the report says I have a tricep enthesophyte, is surgery the best/only treatment? Is triceptrupture a concern?
No: This is an X-ray finding. It is not unusual. This rarely leds to problems ...Read more
Can torn rotator cuff cause inside (closest to body) elbow pain in addition to shoulder pain? If so what is treatment?
Maybe but: Tron rotator cuff can cause pain in the shoulder and it can radiate to the arm , but the inside of the elbow could be a tendinitis at the medial epicondyle of the elbow. Prolotherapy is excellent for this. Find a prolotherapist ar www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. And get the right help for your problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?
Different causes: The medial elbow pain experienced in the funny elbow could be an ulnar neuropathy, or a medial epicondylitis. This will depend on other symptoms that might be experienced. If nerve problem, then numbness and weakness also present. The wrist pain could be referred from elbow or a separate problem. "Small round bone" is not an accurate description of pain location so I cant be specific on causes ...Read more
I play baseball (Pitcher) and football (QB) so i have been throwing a lot. When i throw i get a weird feeling in my elbow. But no pain. ??
I have these bumps on my left elbow they don't hurt but been there a few days. What should I do to get rid of them?
Bumps elbow: Bumps on the elbow? Need to be more specific. If they persist see your dr please. ...Read more
I have bumps on both my right and left arm, most of the bumps are more above my elbow. How can I get rid of them?
Keratosis pilaris: No cure. Worse in winter. Less obvious as you get older. Related to dry skin. OTC 3% salicylic acid creams are used to make it smoother. Frequent application of moisturizers helps. Sometimes cortisone creams are useful. Do not worry: it is never serious. Most people who have it are not even aware of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bumps on my left elbow they itch so bad and there bumps that look like water inside what is it ? I need help to get rid of it please doctors
What is inflammation and how can I get rid of it? Seem to get in left knee and elbow doctor said some people get it more often. Why me?
Different kinds: Some joint pains are due to over use or injury such as tendonitis. These problems can usually be treated with rest, ice, splinting, and or over the counter medications such as Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Other types of inflammation are more serious and should be checked by a doctor if they last a long time or have swelling. ...Read more
How to get rid of discoloration around neck and on elbows&knees without effecting my skin. (21yr old female) also I have acne spots left after pimples?
Hyperpigmentation: You need to see a dermatologist who can make a recommendation for the treatment. The post acne pigmentation can be treated with peels, topical bleaching agents, topical antioxidants and more importantly, treatment for the acne. The other issue may respond to a moisturizer called LacHydrin (lactic acid) or AmLactin. Additionally it may be a sign of hormone issues, especially if you are overweight. ...Read more
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