If you're making decisions about arthritis pain relief, here are questions you may want to ask your doctor:
1. What pain medication is best for me right now?
2. Does my family and medical history make me a good candidate for this drug?
3. Is it safe to take this drug every day?
4. How long will I need to take this medication? Is it a short-term or long-term treatment?
5. When can I expect to see improvement in my arthritis pain?
6. Will this pain medicine interact with other medications I'm...
Elbow pain after 2 weeks of home treatment or if treatment is
making your elbow pain worse.
Watchful waiting is when you and your doctor
watch your symptoms to see if your health improves on its own. If it does, no
treatment is needed. If your symptoms don't get better or they get worse,
then it's time to take the next treatment step.
often helps mild
tennis elbow pain. You may want to try resting the
elbow and applying ice or heat several times a day for 1 to 2 weeks before you call your
Who to see
For evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment of
tennis elbow, you may see: