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Can I run if I have broken arm?

You shouldn't run when you have a broken arm because it's important to keep the elbow immobilized. The repetitive bouncing motion can irritate the injured area. Using an elliptical trainer or biking are good alternatives to running during your recovery.

(This answer provided for NATA by the Southern Utah University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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