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Elbow Arthritis - Arthritis Pain Medication
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Arthritis, even in the elbow, is caused by degeneration of cartilage and tissue. This can result in a decrease in your overall range of motion. The best way to treat elbow arthritis is to avoid injury by not putting repetitive stress on your elbow joint.
Tips
Put Your Elbows on the Table
One way to reduce elbow joint impact while remaining active is to rest your elbows. Trying to work, type, clean or exercise while experiencing elbow pain only adds to the wear and tear you're putting on your joints. If at all possible, when your elbows begin to hurt, stop what you're doing and take time to rest and relax your joints—it's best not to try to muscle through it. If the elbow pain persists, however, you should contact your physician.

Mix It Up
We all have habits that may be putting repetitive stress on our elbows. Take a look at your daily routine and see what movements are causing you pain, or putting recurring stress on your elbow joints. Simple things like holding the steering wheel at 10 and 2 can help relieve elbow stress.
Take a Time-out
Whether you're sitting at a computer all day or lifting heavy items, remember to take time out of your day to put your elbow joints through their full range of motion. This helps stretch and strengthen the joints.

More Than Elbow Grease
Lifting heavy objects incorrectly may stress or even damage your elbow joints. In order to distribute weight evenly throughout your body, it's important to maintain good body posture while lifting. This will help ensure that your elbows are not sustaining the bulk of the impact.
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