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Is it okay to have a sore elbow with carpal tunnel?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Often elbow pain

Accompanies carpal tunnel, either referred nerve pain shoots up to the elbow or at times altered mechanics leads to a reactive epicondylitis or joint pain.
Many times nce the carpal tunnel is treated the elbow pain goes away but at times it represents a distinctive problem that needs treatment too. But as far as is it ok, yes it is.

In brief: Often elbow pain

Accompanies carpal tunnel, either referred nerve pain shoots up to the elbow or at times altered mechanics leads to a reactive epicondylitis or joint pain.
Many times nce the carpal tunnel is treated the elbow pain goes away but at times it represents a distinctive problem that needs treatment too. But as far as is it ok, yes it is.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Compensatory pain

It is not uncommon to adopt compensatory postures in response to one injury that cause excessive stress on another joint.
See a physical therapist for proper body mechanics and splints. If this does not resolve you may need further evaluation.

In brief: Compensatory pain

It is not uncommon to adopt compensatory postures in response to one injury that cause excessive stress on another joint.
See a physical therapist for proper body mechanics and splints. If this does not resolve you may need further evaluation.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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