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We rarely think about our elbows until they cause us pain. If you have regular elbow pain, you may have an orthopedic condition that requires the care of a Dignity Health Central California orthopedic doctor. Our providers deliver quality treatment for all types of elbow conditions in Central California, including elbow tendonitis and fractures to golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow.
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Your elbow is made up of many parts. These include bones, ligaments, tendons, joint fluid, and cushioning structures called bursae. When any of these parts are damaged or injured, you can experience elbow pain.
You may have elbow pain from any of these common causes:
Overuse and injury can cause elbow pain that can last several weeks or come and go over time. In addition to the pain you feel, elbow symptoms also can cause tenderness, stiffness, swelling, and limited movement.
Your specific elbow condition will help your doctor determine the best treatment and prevention options. Most elbow pain is relieved with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medicines.
For pain that does not respond to these treatments, your Dignity Health Central California doctor may recommend elbow surgery to repair damage. Physical therapy can help speed the healing process and prevent future elbow problems.
To find out more about common elbow conditions and injuries, visit Dignity Health Central California.
Dignity Health Central California orthopedic services provide award-winning joint care for common elbow conditions and injuries in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.