Pain Management/elbow pain

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my right elbow hurts really bad the right top part of my elbow feels like someone is stabbing and ripping my elbow apart i had a motorcycle crash 8 months ago and this is the side that got messed up i took a pain pill and it did not take pain away what is wrong what should i do

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Hi, Charles,

The universal response to injury is to tighten up.

Here's my article on the reaction:
http://somatics.com/recovery_from_injury.htm

Your description of the location of the pain is too vague for me to give an exercise recommendation.  You may wish to try, again.  

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Lawrence Gold

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Experience

In practice since 1990. Two years on staff at a hospital Wellness and Rehabilitation Center.

Publications
Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, American Journal of Pain Management, Somatics: Magazine-Journal of the Mind-Body Arts and Sciences. More complete listing at somatics.com/gold.htm

Education/Credentials
Certifications: Hanna Somatic Education, the Dr. Ida P. Rolf method of Structural Integration (partial list)

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