Post by outlaw1715 on Jul 16, 2018 22:32:33 GMT -6
For the past few weeks ive been having pain on the medial side of my elbow and my velocity has dropped 4 mph over the past month. I am 14 years old and a late bloomer(im still growing) ive done my research and the two injuries that seem most similar to my symptoms are a ucl sprain and little league elbow. I dont have any tingling in my pinky and ring fingers, and I have a full range of motion. But I did the milking test for your ucl and i felt some discomfort and tightness when I did it. If i put pressure on certain parts of my medial epicondyle i feel sharp pain. I am going to the doctor for an MRI next week but I would like to have an idea of what my injury is before going in.
Last Edit: Jul 16, 2018 22:52:46 GMT -6 by outlaw1715
You should stop stressing your arm immediately until you are diagnosed.
I was disturbed by the way many tennis players handle Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow tendon injuries. They continue to play tennis and often develop chronic tendon injuries. I collected these publications on tendon injuries.
Post by Glenn Fleisig, Ph.D. on Jul 20, 2018 13:51:05 GMT -6
Patient: "Doc, it hurts when I do such-and-such." Doctor: "Thank don't do such-and-such. That will be $100; please pay on your way out."
Outlaw, there's some logic to that old joke. In your case, you should do nothing that places valgus stress and pain on your elbow between now and your doctor appointment. Don't do the milking test. Don't throw or do other activities that stress your elbow.
Post by outlaw1715 on Aug 16, 2018 21:33:28 GMT -6
I forgot to update up until now so here’’s the update: Nothing turned up on x ray doc didnt want an mri. He diagonosed me with medial epicondyle apophysitis and he also diagnosed me with rotator cuff tendinitis. He said that the little league elbow was caused by the weak rotator cuff. So i’m doing no upper body workouts or throwing 6 weeks and im doing physical therapy for my shoulder.