Should i get a Brace?

Patient : I play softball , for a while I have been getting these sore spots on my elbow . The muscles is tender and the school trainer said its just sore and I should ice It . But I think it might be more of a joint or tendon problem . When I throw the ball for a long time or really hard or really fast it gets really sore , almost to the point when I cannot throw anymore . Should I get a Right Elbow Brace ? If so what kind do you recommend? Also my right shoulder is starting to pop more , the trainer looked at it and told me I have a inflamed tendon and just to ice it . What else can I do to get the swelling down before tryouts this Monday?
Symptoms:  Symptoms: Swelling and soreness
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I'm 55 in a good overall health condition. All my life I have been doing sports like swimming, tennis, weight room. R...

Q: I had chest pain on my left side and lack of breath they thoguht I had pleural inflamation and now they say i have os...

Q: I recently had a gymnastics class that involved a lot of no handed skills and things that require a lot of whipping m...

Q: I run track, and I hurt my ankle/foot a couple months ago, at the start of the outdoor season. I still don't know exa...

Q: I signed up for the MS150 bike ride. I am 59 years old, 5-9 240# and I have trained 2 times a week for 3 weeks and ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon