Elbow pain is the discomfort in the elbow most often the result of
tendinitis, which can affect the inner or outer elbow. Treatment includes
ice, rest, and medication for inflammation. Elbow pain has many other
causes including trauma, arthritis, and bursitis
Elbow pain is not caused due to any underlying disease. Examples include prolonged pressure or leaning on elbows, trying a new exercise such as tennis, local trauma, desk work, sprains or strains.Other types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and lupus, can also affect the elbow. A pinched nerve can cause elbow pain with numbness and tingling
Symptoms and treatment
Some of the symptoms of elbow pain include:
• dull ache when at rest.
• pain when making a fist (golfer's elbow)
• pain when opening the fingers (tennis elbow)
• soreness around the affected elbow bump.
• weak grip.
• difficulties and pain when trying to grasp objects, especially with the arm stretched out.
Diagnosis & Treatment
Physiotherapist will do a complete assessment, design a theraupautic Combination Therapy Program as per the cause that is Tennis Elbow , Golfers Elbow, Post Traumatic Elbow Stiffness, Elbow dislocation, post fracture stiffness .The patients needs to be implement this plan and follow for successful results.