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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?

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

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Can torn rotator cuff cause inside (closest to body) elbow pain in addition to shoulder pain? If so what is treatment?

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 more

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Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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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How long should baseball player not throw with elbow bursitis?

How long should baseball player not throw with elbow bursitis?

No set restrictions: Generally an olecranon bursitis is easily treated. It should not interfere with the throwing motion as long as the bursitis is not due to infection. Therefore, if the player can throw without pain then he can do so. ...Read more

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