Have you been experiencing elbow pain but unsure whether or not you should see a doctor? If you’ve answered yes to this question, our team at Advance Physical Therapy will help. Our team of experts is well versed in the differences between minor discomfort and severe elbow injuries. For more information on how to tell if your elbow pain is severe, please schedule an appointment for an evaluation. 

Common Causes Of Elbow Pain

There are many different reasons that one’s elbow can become filled with pain. Fortunately, our team at Advance Physical Therapy is well versed in the ailments the elbow joint can face. By utilizing physical therapy or other intervention methods, we can help get your joint back to full strength. Don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment for care should you begin to deal with any of the below:

  • Strains and sprains.
  • Fractures.
  • Dislocations.
  • Tennis elbow.
  • Compressed nerves.
  • Arthritis.

Symptoms That Point Towards Injury

As previously stated, you must be able to tell the difference between minor discomfort and a severe injury. Doing so can prevent you from sustaining permanent damage. That is why when you find yourself dealing with any of the below symptoms, you’re likely dealing with a severe problem:

  • Swelling and tenderness around the joint.
  • Hearing or feeling a popping sensation at the exact time of injury.
  • Limited range of motion.
  • Weakened grip.
  • Pain that interferes with everyday activities.

Services Offered 

At Advance Physical Therapy, we pride ourselves in helping out patients return to full strength after sustaining an injury. When your elbow pain becomes unbearable, our team should be your first call. We have a plethora of treatments that our team will administer based on your specific needs. Examples of the services we offer that can be used to help you include:

  • Orthopedic rehab.
  • Wellness programs.
  • Physical therapy.
  • Arthritis therapy.

Contact Us

Elbow pain is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. When you’re unsure if you’ll need treatment, it’s best to make an appointment with our team to be safe. To learn more about whether or not your elbow pain is severe, be sure to contact our team today.