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What is the best treatment for limited elbow extensions?

What is the best treatment for limited elbow extensions?

Elbow extension: Find the cause. Check with your pcp or orthopedic surgeon, give good history, get good physical exam, consider imaging such as xray/mri. May be injury, synovitis, fracture, large muscle mass, tight capsules, etc. ...Read more

Can't Straighten Elbow (Definition)

Limited elbow extension is a clinical finding in which the elbow cannot be straightened, often due to injury, nerve ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for elbow tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for elbow tendinitis?

Many options: Physical therapy for iontophoresis and phonophoresis, deep tissue modalities, stretching, and strengthening. Ice for 10-15 min 4 times a day, counterforce strap bracing, nsaids, and avoidance of the activity that aggravates. Occasionally a wrist brace is used and steroid injections can be considered for cases lasting months that don't respond. Surgery is rarely indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tennis elbow?

What is the best treatment for tennis elbow?

Begin with rest: Begin with rest and activity modificaiton. Do not pull or lift things with your elbows locked out. Antiinflammatories can help, if you dont see an improvement with conservative measures sometimes surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a dislocated elbow?

What is the best treatment for a dislocated elbow?

Reduce joint: X-rays need to be performed to ensure no fractures in addition to dislocation. Concomitant fractures demand additional consideration, and may change treatment. Assuming no fractures, vast majority of dislocations are managed with brief period of immobilization (3weeks), followed by rehab. ...Read more

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I have tennis/golf elbow. What is the best treatment for this?

I have tennis/golf elbow. What is the best treatment for this?

Tennis elbow: Tennis elbow often responds to anti inflammatories and eccentric stretching. A regular ortho can help you. Look at prp vs steroid injections. If a tennis elbow strap and basic exercise is not helping then consider visiting your ortho. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your best bet. There is no one best treatment for all psoriasis sufferers and thus only your own doctor can tell you about the "best treatment" for you. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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