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Bursitis Elbow Pain
Severe elbow pain in both elbows. I do have cortisone injections don in my hips every 3-5 years for bursitis. Not sure if this is the same?
Stop playing tennis: Elbow pain would usually be caused by repetitive movements of the joint, causing tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon), hence the name, "tennis elbow." so reducing activities that exacerbate or cause pain should eliminate the problem. There are other causes of elbow pain that should be ruled out, if you cannot localize or discover a cause on examination. See your doctor to make sure! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right over the prominent bone than can be easily felt there. Usually goes away on its own but can also take several weeks or even months. Simple stretching can help sometimes an injection can help with the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Shoulder and elbow pain can be caused by a lot of things. The pain could be coming from local problems, such as tendonitis, bursitis or arthritis. The pain can also be referred from the neck due to a pinched nerve. Finally, although less likely, it could be due to an inflammatory condition. ...Read more
A lot: Golfers elbow aka medial epicondylitis is a chronic tendonitis of the inner portion of your elbow. The first things to do are rest, ice, and anti inflammatory meds. A program of home exercises are helpful - see http://nycsportsmed.Com/pdf/nitric%20oxide%20for%20lateral%20epicondylitis.Seneviratne-2.Pdf if you don't improve - see your sports medicine doc for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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