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Elbow Arthritis

Elbow Arthritis: Introduction

Elbow Arthritis: Inflammation of the elbow joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Elbow Arthritis is available below.

Symptoms of Elbow Arthritis

Treatments for Elbow Arthritis

  • Varies depending on the cause
  • Treatment for elbow arthritis depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatment is aimed at symptom control and modification of disease progression. Treatments include:
    • Explanation - Education plays an important role in arthritis management
    • Rest - during bouts of active inflammation
    • Exercise - graduated exercise program recommended to maintain good joint function, especially in osteoarthritis
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Causes of Elbow Arthritis

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Elbow Arthritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Elbow Arthritis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Elbow Arthritis

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More information about Elbow Arthritis

  1. Elbow Arthritis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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