Can you seriously hurt your funny bone?

Can you seriously hurt your funny bone?

The funny-bone sensation can be intense, but it is not serious and will go away on its own. Maybe your elbow has become sore after activity. Elbow injuries can be minor or serious and may include symptoms such as pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, weakness, or decreased range of motion.

What happens if you hit your funny bone too much?

If you’ve ever hit your elbow, or “funny bone,” hard and felt a tingling down to your fingers, you’ve compressed your ulnar nerve. Leaning on your elbow for a long time can also irritate the nerve. Whenever you bend your elbow, you’re forcing the nerve to stretch around the bones in the joint.

Why does my bone feel weird?

The “funny bone” got its nickname because of that funny feeling you get after you hit it. But your funny bone isn’t actually a bone at all. Running down the inside part of your elbow is a nerve called the ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve lets your brain know about feelings in your fourth and fifth fingers.

How do I fix my funny bone?

How do you treat ulnar nerve entrapment?

  1. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, such as ibuprofen, aspirin and other over-the-counter pain relievers.
  2. Occupational or physical therapy.
  3. A splint or elbow brace for cubital tunnel syndrome.

What happens when you hit Your Funny Bone?

What happens when you hit your so-called funny bone is that you’ve pressed the ulnar nerve against the hard surface of the humerus bone, which runs from your shoulder to your elbow. The sudden compression sends a tingling shard of pain through your arm, but, as we all know, it passes in moments with no lasting effects.

What causes pain when you smack your funny bone?

But the passing pain of smacking your funny bone is related to a more serious, persistent problem called cubital tunnel syndrome. You may know it as “tennis elbow.”

Are there any bone puns that are very humerus?

You can’t stop us, we have a skele-ton of hilarious skeleton puns and funny bone puns up our sleeves. Most of us have heard of the funny bone, it’s that weird bone that gives us an odd sensation when we accidentally bash our elbow on something.

Is there a ” funny bone ” in your knee?

If you hit the side of your knee then yes. The peroneal nerve runs around the neck of the fibula on the lateral side of the knee. It is responsible for some of the motor functions in your ankle and foot and sensation on top of your foot.