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What can I do to get rid of pain in my left elbow whenever I throw a baseball?

What can I do to get rid of pain in my left elbow whenever I throw a baseball?

Rest: Rest, stop throwing and see your doctor for guidance as to proper physical therapy to rehabilitate your pitcher's elbow. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of my chronic elbow pain from old sports injury?

What do I do to get rid of my chronic elbow pain from old sports injury?

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 more

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How do I prevent my elbow pain in throwing baseball?

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 more

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How come I get elbow pain when playing baseball?

Muscle strain: You probably have strained or created micro tearing of muscles around your elbow. ...Read more

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How can a baseball player cure shoulder, elbow pain?

How can a baseball player cure shoulder,  elbow pain?

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

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Having elbow pain throwing in baseball. Which ligaments are usually the problem?

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 more

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I have been experiencing bad elbow pain that happened in my baseball game?

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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What can cause bad elbow pain while throwing a baseball?

Many causes: You could have arthritis in your elbow, a torn tendon or a torn ligament. You need to see a specialist in Orthopedics. ...Read more

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I am having severe elbow pain while throwing a baseball. It came out of nowhere. What do I do?

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