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Doctor insights on: Why Why Does My Elbow Make A Crackling Sound When I Stretch My Arm

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Whywhy does my elbow make a crackling sound when I stretch my arm?

Whywhy 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

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When I do pushups my elbows make a popping sound, no pain. One pop when arm straighten. What?

When I do pushups my elbows make a popping sound, no pain. One pop when arm straighten. What?

Ulnar nerve: This could represent subluxation of the ulnar nerves. I have similar painless popping in my elbows when I do pushups. See a physician if you develop any associated symptoms such as pain, numbness, tingling. ...Read more

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After playing basketball, my arm hurts from my fingertips up to my elbow. Does this sound serious?

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

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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?

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?

The bigger question: is why are you getting shocked? and I'm not really sure what the sound of electricity is either. Nonetheless stop doing whatever it is that's causing your pain. ...Read more

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What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?

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 more

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When i stretch my elbows i hear a cracking sound. What does it mean?

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