elbow pain

Get Rid of Elbow Pain Naturally

Pain, stiffness and inflammation in your elbow can make your entire arm almost completely useless! A little elbow pain can cause your wrists to weaken, shoulder pain preventing you from lifting your arm, and generally agony every time you move. Most cases are elbow tendonitis in the form of golfer’s or tennis elbow in which either the outer tendons or the inner tendons are injured and inflamed. Prevention is best, but if they are injured, it is simple to treat!

 

How do I know if I have elbow pain?

  • Pain in the elbow
  • Tenderness
  • Inflammation
  • Wrist pain
  • Pain while lifting
  • Difficulty extending the forearm
  • Wrist weakness

 

How do I prevent elbow pain?

  • Control your weight and eat a healthy, well balanced diet
  • Avoid straining the muscles.
  • Avoid repetitive motion tasks
  • Avoid heavy lifting.

 

How can I treat elbow pain?

  • Massage the affected elbow with calendula oil to help relieve pain. Do this twice a day.
  • Avocado oil can also be used to help alleviate inflammation.
  • Hot and cold compresses relieve pain and swelling.
  • Make a potato pack with baked potatoes. Cool, then apply to the elbow.
  • Ginger poultices, ginger tea and ginger in your food is a great way to help eliminate inflammation.
  • White willow bark can be taken to help reduce pain and treat a number of conditions.
  • Include turmeric and cumin in your foods; they are natural anti-inflammatories.
  • Acupuncture and massage help to encourage blood flow to the affected joint which speeds healing.
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