Elbow pain is a common musculoskeletal problem, particularly among golfers, tennis players, and other athletes who use racquets and clubs. At Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics in Boulder and Centennial, Colorado, sports medicine specialists offer minimally invasive, nonsurgical treatments for elbow pain. Call Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics today to schedule an elbow pain consultation, or book your appointment online.
Yes. Make an appointment at Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics if you have elbow pain that lasts longer than a few days. That’s particularly true if the pain worsens or interferes with your ability to work, drive, or exercise.
Even though most cases of elbow pain aren’t severe, without treatment, the injury can worsen and keep you from activities you love.
Elbow pain symptoms include:
If you have an infection, you might notice that your elbow is red or warm to the touch.
Your elbows are two of the most active joints in your entire body. Common causes of elbow pain include:
Rarely, elbow pain is due to Panner’s disease, where small pieces of bone or cartilage become lodged inside your elbow joint.
Your Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics provider reviews your medical records, asks about your symptoms, and completes an exam. They look at your elbow and forearm for bruising, swelling, or redness and check your elbow joint’s range of motion and strength.
Your provider gently presses on your elbow joint and the surrounding skin to pinpoint sensitive spots and orders X-rays, a CT scan, or an MRI to check for damage to your bones, joints, and surrounding tissues.
Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics treats elbow pain using a conservative, nonsurgical approach. They could suggest:
After 4-6 weeks of rehabilitation, you can begin activities that require elbow movement, like throwing, rock climbing, and using tools.
Call Breakthrough Regenerative Orthopedics today to schedule treatment for elbow pain, or book your appointment online.