Elbow Sprains & Pain
Pain in the region of the elbow can come from problems in the joints or surrounding muscle and tendons. Pain in the elbow region, pain with movement, weakness, numbness, stiffness, loss of motion, catching, locking, or swelling, can all be related to elbow pathology. Depending
on the location and nature of the discomfort, as well as aggravating and relieving factors can help establish the diagnosis. Problems such as tendonitis, ligament tearing, and muscle strains, arthritis, loose cartilage pieces and nerve compression are common in the elbow.
Examination by the doctor and testing such as X-rays or MRI or nerve testing, may used to identify the problems. Treatments can include NSAIDS, ICE, activity modifications, therapy, injections, PRP, and even surgery.