This patient guide is a free resource provided by Pure Life Physiotherapy & Health Centre
About this Elbow Pain Relief booklet:
Elbow pain is not often serious. However, because we use our elbows in many essential ways, elbow pain can considerably affect our lives. If your elbow pain limits your activities, then this guide is for you.
To begin, this booklet reviews the most common injuries from overuse or improper positioning. In addition, it explains clinically proven treatments.
Everything you need to know about elbow pain!
In most cases, conservative treatment is usually the first course of action. Typically, your doctor will diagnosis one of the conditions in the booklet and may refer you to a specialist or physiotherapist.
Because non-surgical treatment options like physiotherapy have been proven effective, many people request physiotherapy first. This leads to conservative physiotherapy treatment including ice, heat, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation.
And finally, therapeutic exercises are key for your rehabilitation. All exercise plans include stretching, strengthening, and elbow position modifications. Therapeutic exercise plans also include activity modifications to decrease stress to joints.
The earlier you seek treatment, the better, so don’t put off an appointment with your doctor or physiotherapist!
Yours in Health,
Manvir Purewal MSc. PT