Help Button
 
NJ Spine and Wellness Logo





By entering your phone number, you authorize NJ Spine and Wellness to call and/or send text messages (SMS) to the phone number entered above, with offers about their products or services, even if your phone number is on any national or state "Do Not Call" list. Message and data rates may apply. Your consent here is not based on a condition of purchase. You hereby acknowledge and agree to these communications that are not encrypted and authorize these communications which may contain private health information protected by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and consent to waiver of privacy rights under HIPAA.

BETTER

Most elbow pain is caused by overuse. Due to the frequent arm movement that occurs during work, sports and hobbies, you could easily injure your elbow joint. Injury may also be caused by arthritis, although your elbow will not wear like the joints in your spine, knee or ankle. Before taking treatment for elbow pain, you need to be sure of the root causes of elbow pain.

What is Causing Your Elbow Pain?

Here are some of the most common reasons individuals experience elbow pain:

  • Strains and sprains: When you overstretch or tear your muscles or you sprain your elbow ligaments, you will feel pain at your elbow joint.
  • Fractured elbow: If your arm bone breaks at the elbow, you will develop a fracture. This occurs when you experience a sudden hit during an auto accident or while playing certain sports. If you feel pain, you need to seek urgent medical attention.
  • Dislocation: When one of the bones linked to your elbow is pushed out of place, you have a dislocation. This is commonly caused by putting your hand out to catch yourself when you are about to fall. This also needs immediate medical care.
  • Golfer’s elbow or tennis elbow: These two conditions are forms of tendinitis. This means that you have injured your elbow’s tendons due to overuse. The injuries are more likely to occur among golfers and tennis players because of the repeated swinging of their arms.
  • Trapped nerves: One of the nerves in your arm (called the ulnar nerve) can get trapped as it runs through your elbow. You may experience numbness or a burning sensation in your arm, hand and fingers.
  • Arthritis: Different types of arthritis can cause elbow pain, especially osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis causes painful swelling in your elbow, while osteoarthritis causes the cartilage in your elbow to break down and the bones of your lower and upper arm to start to rub together.

Treating Elbow Pain

Your doctor will carefully examine your elbow, gather your medical history and recommend tests to gain a detailed view of your elbow joint. For acute or mild elbow pain, your doctor will recommend self-care which includes:

  • Rest: Avoiding activities that can make the pain worse
  • Support: Using an elbow pad to cushion the joint and reduce soreness
  • Ice: Placing an ice pack on your elbow joint for close to 20 minutes daily

For severe or chronic elbow pain, your doctor may recommend:

  • Aspiration: Extracting excess fluid from the elbow joint
  • Steroid injection: Injecting steroids into the elbow to ease inflammation and relieve pain quickly

Book an Appointment to Treat Elbow Pain Today

If you need urgent pain relief or pain management for your elbow, contact us now at 877-333-6579 or fill out our appointment booking form. You will be connected with our team of doctors at NJ Spine and Wellness offices located in Old Bridge, Matawan and Freehold.

NJ Spine and Wellness Logo





By entering your phone number, you authorize NJ Spine and Wellness to call and/or send text messages (SMS) to the phone number entered above, with offers about their products or services, even if your phone number is on any national or state "Do Not Call" list. Message and data rates may apply. Your consent here is not based on a condition of purchase. You hereby acknowledge and agree to these communications that are not encrypted and authorize these communications which may contain private health information protected by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and consent to waiver of privacy rights under HIPAA.

Better Care. Better Results.

You don’t have to take our word for it. Here’s what our patients have been saying.

Welcome to NJ Spine and Wellness
Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill
Shoulder Perturbation Exercise
Professional, knowledgeable, caring staff! NJ Spine and Wellness is dedicated to treating their patients to recover as quickly as possible. In the short amount of time that I have been going I have seen tremendous improvement in the recovery of my injury. I highly recommend NJ Spine and Wellness if you are in need of physical therapy. Claire Hall
I am so happy to have found NJ Spine and Wellness in Freehold. From the front desk to every single person I have come in contact with, have been the friendliest most helpful people ever. Everyone there is truly amazing! Mike is a very professional and a wonderful therapist as well as all the assistants there. They are very accommodating and go out of their way to do anything and everything to help you. Thank you for a great experience! Isabel Besanceney
Great experiences at NJ Spine. Always taken at appointment time - never have to wait for therapy session to begin. Therapists are all professional, knowledgeable, courteous and definitely put me at ease. Facility is very clean and organized. The staff is incredibly friendly and always, always pleasant and willing to help with any questions I have had. In short - you have an amazing group of people. Marge Arnao
Only the best things to say about NJ Spine and Wellness. The front desk is always smiling and ready to assist you in any way possible. Never had to wait an extra minute for my appointment. The staff at the facility couldn't be more encouraging and knowledgeable! With the help of Dana and Greg, within a week of PT I already see improvement! With Dana always challenging me, and Greg's physical therapy I am definitely on the right road to recovery! Shmuel Green