Joint Pain In The Elbow.?
Tonight, I want to ask about the joint pain in my mama’s elbow, how come it doesn’t heal, huh? My mother is 49 years old, there have been 2 weeks, is that normal? thanks.
In women aged 49 years with complaints of pain in the elbow, it may be caused by muscle stiffness in the elbow joint area. So that it causes movement disorders or uncomfortable hand and elbow movements. If this pain complaint has been running for 2 weeks, then this condition is a long time, causing disturbing conditions every day.
Several other conditions can also cause the same complaint, such as:
1. an infection of the skin or tissue around the elbow
2. trauma or impact to the elbow
3. dislocated hand
4. joint stiffness with age
5. inflammation or infection of the elbow joint
6. bony prominence and friction with the tendons in the elbow area, causing inflammation and interfering with hand movements (tennis elbow)
However, to be sure, it requires direct examination by a family doctor or orthopedist surgeon. The doctor will perform an examination and evaluation related to this complaint, and the doctor can plan supporting examinations, such as blood tests or X-rays.
Treatment and care will be given according to the results of the examination obtained.
For now, you can apply cold water or ice to the elbow, which can reduce inflammation or pain.
That is the information we can convey, also read tennis elbow.