What are the common symptoms of elbow pain?
Your elbow allows you to do all sort of actions such as throwing, lifting and swinging. You can do all this because it’s not a simple joint and this also means there are lots of different types of pain and symptoms. The main symptoms of elbow pain are dull ache at rest, pain when making a fist (golfer’s elbow), pain when opening the fingers (tennis elbow), soreness around the affected elbow bump. Some people may experience stiffness, difficulty moving and swelling, tenderness in the joints or down the shoulder.
If your symptoms don’t improve on there own or you if you are prone to reoccurring elbow pain, please get in touch.
What treatments are best for
The treatment options for elbow pain will depend on your condition, the root cause of the pain along with your symptoms and personal goals. Treatments your physiotherapist may suggest include: a program of exercises to help regain flexibility and range of movement. They may also recommend bicep and tri-cep strengthening exercises with weights or resistance bands.
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