Elbow sprained in fall

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Elbow sprained in fall

Postby TraceyG » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:34 am

I took a slow speed tumble, put my arm out to soften the landing and managed to sprain my elbow almost three weeks ago. Did the whole rest, ice, compression, elevation thing but it is taking a long time to come good. Dr says I just have to be patient :cry:

Has anyone else done this? How long did it take to come good? Should I be staying off the bike in the meantime?

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Elbow sprained in fall

Postby RonK » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:13 pm

Yeah, I did it early this year - tripped and fell on my trekking pole while bushwalking. Wrenched my elbow badly - massive bruising surface more than a week later.
It was painful to put pressure on it for a month so no cycling.
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