Users' questions

What happens if you fall on your elbow?

What happens if you fall on your elbow?

The tissue around the joint is unhappy too, of course, but that’s all part of the Pain Causing Dynamic. If you have bruised/inflamed the joint/joint lining of the elbow, that’s a very specific animal. Quick results aren’t to be expected, though you can do some specific things to speed the recovery up.

Why does the inside of my elbow hurt?

Inside the joint. The tissue around the joint is unhappy too, of course, but that’s all part of the Pain Causing Dynamic. If you have bruised/inflamed the joint/joint lining of the elbow, that’s a very specific animal. Quick results aren’t to be expected, though you can do some specific things to speed the recovery up.

Why is there no way to straighten my elbow?

Ultimately, you can’t straighten your elbow because the muscle and connective tissue are locked tight and won’t give you the range of motion. There are other factors involved, of course.

Who was the soccer player who broke his arm?

Curt Schilling During the 1970 World Cup semifinal against Italy, West German sweeper Franz Beckenbauer broke his clavicle—an extremely painful injury. However, they just put the guy’s arm in a sling and he kept on playing. His team would eventually lose, but it certainly wasn’t because of Beckenbauer’s lack of effort. 17. Franz Beckenbauer

What kind of elbow pain does a football player have?

Whereas most forms of tendinitis only affect one side of the elbow, thrower’s elbow — common in football players — affects both sides of the elbow. Thrower’s elbow affects both the medial and the lateral sides of the elbow.

What happens when your elbow is bent the wrong way?

An elbow hyperextension injury occurs when the elbow is bent back the wrong way. This over-straightening causes damage to the ligaments and structures of the elbow. Like several elbow injuries, this often occurs in contact sports like rugby, and causes instant pain.

Why does my elbow hurt when I move my arm?

And your tendons connect your bones to muscles to allow you to move your arm in different ways. If anything happens to any of these parts, not to mention the nerves and bloodvessels around them, it can cause you pain. Here are some of the different ways your elbow can hurt:

Why does my elbow hurt when I play tennis?

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow: These are both types of tendinopathy or tendinosis, which means you have damage in the tendons around your elbow from overuse. Despite the names, the injuries aren’t limited to golfers or tennis players. You’re just more likely to get them based on the arm motions used in those sports.

What happens when you fall on your left arm?

During a wrestling match, I was lifted up and fell hard on the mat, with most of the other guy’s weight on me. I landed most of the weight on my left arm, which was locked out straight. I could feel pain right away, and knew something was wrong with my arm, mainly in my elbow.

Is it possible to fall off a bike?

If you ride a bike, you’re almost definitely going to crash. Sorry about that. When the inevitable occurs, first check and make sure you don’t have any major injuries—before you even get off the ground.