Elbow pain

Also known as Elbow Joint Pain

Elbow pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of elbow pain are bruise, fracture of the arm, and injury to the arm. Other possible causes, such as osteoarthritis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with elbow pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, orthopedic casting, other therapeutic procedures and blood alcohol .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with elbow pain include cortisone, ketamine, salmeterol, methohexital (brevital), methyl salicylate-menthol topical, diclofenac topical product, chondroitin, capsaicin topical, trimethadione, sterile water, chromium picolinate, turmeric extract and fluorides (f-) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for elbow pain include . On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get elbow pain.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
1.4x
15-29 years
0.8x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.4x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.1x
Other
1.0x
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