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Wrist Hurts After Bowling
Overextended my knee playing bball yesterday. Extreme pain for 1-2 minutes, today only hurts when leg straight. Hyperextension? Recovery period?
Knee pain: Most likely some ligamentous damage. Ligaments take up to 6 week to heal and at your age it should get better. However, if there is some instability, you should see an orthopedic surgeon withut wasting time with a non-specialist doctor. ...Read more
Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes ...Read more
2wks ago twisted& popped elbow, tingles, swollen, bit bruised, can't extend, locks up, still doing activities such as tumbling & stunting...? Hurts
Torn cartilage : Any time a joint stops working and locks up as you're describing, there is a major concern that there is a piece of cartilage torn and blocking the joint space. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedist who can tell you if surgery is needed. Often you'll need x-rays and an MRI scan as part of the pre-op work up. If you have a torn cartilage and you continue to push it you can cause more damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop playing! :): Sorry, but it was too easy to respond by saying to stop doing the thing that causes pain! seriously, if playing games (i assume video?)causes severe pain, it is likely related to overuse and irritation of nerves, tendons or muscles. Trying a different grip, the other hand or decreasing use could help. If more pain or symptoms change get checked. Do get some outdoor exercise though! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8months after tennis elbow release surgery im feeling pain, stiffness in elbow. Cant twist my hand without pain. Hand and fingers getting numb. Why?
Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ?
Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.
Myofascial : This sounds like you may be experiencing a myofascial trigger point; this irritation of muscle groups can even mimic nerve root type pain. The shoulder girdle area is a common site for these types of regional muscle fiber strains. If your dog takes you for the walk (with lots of tugging) then a few trips to dog training school may help to change unruly tugging. A lighter, fashionista bag ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It has been 8 months since I had full fusion of left wrist. I hear clicking noise when I rotate my forearm. Hand, wrist, fingers painful. What's up?
Orthopedist: The operating surgeon is best qualified to evaluate you for these complaints. Appropriate testing and imaging will be ordered in order to pinpoint the cause of your wrist, hand and finger discomfort. Referral to a rheumatologist may be advised. It may be a case of needing physical and occupational therapy and or a program of anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more
I play volleyball.i dove on my wrist and it hurts.this past summer at vball camp a ball hit my wrist while passing&everytime it hits my wrist it hurts?
Beware of the scaphoid fracture: One of the most common injuries to the wrists from trauma in teenagers and young adults is a scaphoid fracture… These fractures often do not show up on x-ray until they are two weeks old and diagnosis can be difficult… I recommend you see an orthopedic surgeon for an examination and x-ray... In the meantime you may want to put a store purchased wrist splint on ...Read more
Have ortho exam...: You could have a simple muscle strain, or this could be pain coming from your shoulder. Many times a rotator cuff injury can cause pain radiating into the upper arm. If the pain persist, or symptoms increase please consult with an orthopedic to help you figure out exactly what is going on and your best plan of care for this pain. For more info: http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/shoulde. ...Read more
My wrist pops when i rotate it, and when i push my hand backwards my wrist hurts..Or when I do pushups it hurts quite a bit?
Not Sure: The wrist is a complex joint and can often pop when moved in different directions. If the occassional popping does not hurt, don't worry about it. However, painful popping even without an injury can be due to several problems such a overuse, ligament strain or joint laxity. Do push ups with the wrist straight to avoid pain. Wrist is very weak when maximally extended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting forearm and elbow pain. Get a sharp pain when my elbow pops and arm locks in place at time when bending. 1 month long. Is it forearm or elbow?
Probable overuse: The musculo-skeletal symptoms are likely due to overuse and you may wish to pace yourself. ...Read more
Elbow pain: Ice the elbow, use a bigger grip on the bar and take an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory as directed. You probably have elbow tendinitis. ...Read more
Did backhandspring, twisted elbow when extended, popped, sharp pains behind elbow & on top and not bruised... Can barely bend fingers. Pops a lot.?
Trekking jungle borneo, fell few times, hurt knee, after really hurt when bending, like upstairs, went swollen just above knee cap, just hurts little?
Sprained ankle 6 months ago still hurts swells when i walk or stand too long. No fracture, no torn ligaments. Feel a pulling pain from ankle up my leg?
Sprained ankle: See a podiatrist for a second opinion. ...Read more
Recently began bowling weekly, wrist hurts to lift or bend down. Pain is becoming unbarable. Should i see someone? Any suggestion on what to do?
Yes, get a hand exam: New activities can put stress on ligaments or muscles that you have not used before, resulting in stiffness, pain and changes in strength. Bowling, a strenuous activity on the wrist is classic. Oral anti-inflammatories might help, along with modifying your activity. However, make sure you have not sustained a true injury by seeing a hand surgeon who can examine your wrist. My office is not far. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist has been sore after bowling the last three weeks. I 've purchased a wrist support but it's still a little sore after I bowl.
Stress injury: Repeated stress can cause pain in your ligaments, and this will continue if you continue the activity that caused it. After full recovery (can take 8-12 weeks), you may need to readjust your posture and movement mechanics to avoid reinjury. Talk to a physiotherapist for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist and middle finger are very sore and sensitive after bowling a few games the other day, my fingers swollen and slightly discolored?
Poor equipment fit: This obviously could be something else but the most likely reason is poor fitting equipment. Have you had the holes in your bowling ball professionally assessed? Try that. Sore wrist is common if you are trying to put spin on the ball and if the ball is too heavy. Try wrist guards and a lighter ball. ...Read more
Not sure: Need to see the position your in or see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
I was at cheer and we were tumbling and now my wrist hurts and feels like there's a "bubble" in it..
My wrist hurts severely when i move it in any direction I use it for cheerleading everyday what do I do?
See your PCP if not-: Getting better with rice: rest, ice application, compression bandage and elevation ( like in a sling or across your chest) over 2-3 days. You'll need an xray. You probably hit against something or someone ; most likely causing yourself a bruise/sprain lig. You should take Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) (if no allergies or side effects) to help. Hot pack might also be beneficial. If no better see pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist hurts when trying to cut things and makes a crackind sound when I rotate it. Should I wear a bandage?
Yes and see a doctor: For the time being you can wear, not a bandage, but a splint to support and rest the wrist. But you need to have the wrist checked to make sure there is not a potentially serious ligament issue that can often progress. A good history and exam along with x-rays and maybe MRI will tell a lot. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist hurts only when exposed to high pressure like lifting or draging heavy things it's been hurting for 3 weeks ?
Treat as sprain: If you have no history of trauma, i would treat this injury as a sprain with rest and bracing if needed. If pain lingers past 6 weeks, i would then get wrist evaluated from either ongoing new injury or an exacerbation of an old injury. With a history of trauma, i would have wrist evaluated soon. ...Read more
I have wrist pain with no known injury it hurts to move it and there is some swelling what could it be I have had this pain for a week?
Arthritis. : What you describe is a symptom of arthritis. At your age there are several different types. An infection in the joint, venereal disease, reactive arthritis, are some of the more common. Depending on your exam and other medical history there are many other types of arthritis which could be the cause. I would recommend that if it has been there for more than a few days you see a doctor ...Read more
My wrist hurts,started about 8 months ago.The pain comes and goes.when I put pressure on it or excercise it begins to hurt and lasts 8-10 days.
Get examined: 8 months of wrist pain would suggest a wrist problem that may not improve without specific treatment.Tendinitis(de Quervain's),cartilage tears(tfcc),ganglion cysts,wrist ligament injuries(scapholunate ligament) are just a few of the problems which could be causing your persistent wrist pain.See an ORS for a detailed history,physical examination and xrays.Good Luck! ...Read more
My brothe fell while skating and landed on his wrist. Hurts to move anything over 4lbs and it's been a week. What might be wrong with his wrist?
Colles" fracture: He could have a wrist fracture. The fracture is most commonly caused by people falling onto a hard surface and breaking their fall with outstretched arms - falling with wrists flexed would lead to a smith's fracture. Have him seen and examined by a health care provider with x-rays. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist hurts when I move it or put pressure on it. But this only happens some of the time and is occurring more and more frequently. What do I do?
The top part of my wrist hurts when i move it up or down, and it feel like something is swollen inside. When i it and touch it, it hurts. Whats wrong?
My wife delivered a baby 4 month ago & now her wrist hurts when she move it a certain way. Her friend told her it's because her delivery. Is it normal?
Wrist pain: Wrist pain worsened with certain motions in a 4 month post partum female makes me think of a form of tendonitis called dequervains tenosynovitis. This leads to wrist pain at the base of the thumb. If so splints can help, nsaids can help , cortisone can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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