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Golfer's Elbow Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

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First steps to consider

  • You can usually treat golfer’s elbow at home with ice, heat, rest, and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin).
  • Avoid activities that aggravate symptoms like repetitive wrist and finger motions.
2

When you may need a provider

  • Your pain isn’t improving after trying home treatments for 1–2 weeks.
  • You develop stiffness in the elbow or are unable to perform normal daily activities because of the pain.


Emergency Care

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Go to the ER if you have any of these symptoms:

  • Your elbow is red, hot, and swollen with fever or other signs of infection.
  • Severe pain with elbow motion.
  • You injured your elbow and have severe pain or the elbow is out of place.


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