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Elbow Pain (Overview)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper arm to the forearm.


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What can cause elbow pain and finger stiffness?

What can cause elbow pain and finger stiffness?

???: That's like asking what type of animals inhabit the earth. Lots more details have to be provided to give an honest answer. How old are you, have you had any trauma, were x-rays done, etc. (the list goes on). ...Read more

Elbow Pain (Overview)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper arm to the forearm.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Elbow pain (Tip)

Tennis elbow is completely treatable. ...See more

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Managing Tennis Elbow (Checklist)

Remember to rest your elbow and arm
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Take anti-inflammatories to address pain
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Try physical therapy to help recovery
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Take breaks when using your elbow during activities
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How to treat elbow pain after breakage causing me intense angony recently.?

How to treat elbow pain after breakage causing me intense angony recently.?

Immobilization : Assuming that you have been treated by a medical professional, immobilization and ice are the best methods for treating the pain. If you have seen a physician I am assuming that you have pain medication as well. These three items are the most effective. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Elbow pain (Tip)

Tennis elbow can occur by many ways. Hedge clipping tennis elbow is quite common in the spring! ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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How can a baseball player cure shoulder, elbow pain?

How can a baseball player cure shoulder,  elbow pain?

Individual: That is a tough question. It very much needs to be individualized. Especially since the forces that we put through the shoulder and elbow are so huge that very small problems become massive problems. Please see your friendly neighborhood sports medicine specialist. In general, adequate stretching, strengthening, and rest, is required for a successful thrower. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of my chronic elbow pain from old sports injury?

First need dx: First you must identlify the etiology of the pain whether it be tendonitis, instability, osteoarthritis etc. Once the problem causing the pain is identified it can be corrected or improved with nsaids, ice, appropriate stretching and strengthening or in more severe instances surgical correction. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Elbow pain (Tip)

Strengthen your forearms with a rubber or polyurethane hand gripper! not the one shown! avoid those! ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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How to stop elbow pain?

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 more

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Elbow pain (Tip)

Local ice and rest. Anti-inflammatories Know your own limits. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Suddenonset elbow pain?

RICE!: Rest, ice, compression (ace wrap), elevation. Also add an NSAID like ibuprofen. If the pain continues see a physician. ...Read more

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What do I do for elbow pain?

What do I do for elbow pain?

Rest and ice : elbow pain can occur from a variety of different conditions. Initially try rest and ice. If the pain persists see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Elbow pain (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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