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Why Why Does My Elbow Make A Crackling Sound When I Stretch My Arm
Elbow cracking: More history is required such as trauma, age otehr associated conditions. A physical exam is in order and possibly radiologic evaluation prior to rendering an explanation. ...Read more
After playing basketball, my arm hurts from my fingertips up to my elbow. Does this sound serious?
Ulnar nerve pain?: It sounds like you might have some inflammation of your ulnar nerve. This is the thick cord in your elbow that you hit and call your "funny bone." irritating this can cause the sort of pain pattern you are describing. It might be worth getting checked out with your doc if ice, rest and nsaids doesn't calm it down. ...Read more
Everytime i hear the sound of electricity or get shocked my right arm near the my elbow feels numb and there is intense pain. What causes this?
What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?
Likely tendinitis: The triceps muscles connects to the bony prominence of the elbow at the olecranon via the triceps tendon. Pain at the insertion site can be from the muscle, tendon, or bone. Overuse injuries commonly affect the tendon (tendinitis). Direct trauma or injury to the olecranon can also cause pain. The bony insertion site can develop a bruise, stress fracture, or actual fracture. X-rays can help here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 48 yrs old...I did the P90X program 2 yrs ago and still do .....I have noticed my left arm does not stretch as far as my ri at the elbow.....Why?
Right handed?: You're probably right handed. You'll need to spend a little extra time stretching your left side. ...Read more
Your hearing is OK: The physical mechanism causing a cracking sound produced by bending, twisting, or compressing joints is unclear. It may be small cavities of partial vacuum form in the synovial fluid and then rapidly collapse, rapid stretching of ligaments. Intra-articular adhesions being broken or tendons snapping over bony prominences. ...Read more
For about the past five yrs. I have to "pop"my left elbow, ...And i've noticed my arm does not stretch as far as the right.....?
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