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Elbow pops



sometimes when i do push ups as i go down my elbow pops and is painfull and i always get a shooting pain in my elbow. how can prevent this or should i seek help from a hospital?


My suggestion is to consult your family physician and to discontinue push-ups or any other exercise that brings about pain/popping in your elbow.  Continuing to do these exercises could cause more damage.  Hope all goes well.

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Jayme   Johnson, MS Jayme Johnson, MS
Program Manager
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati