An elbow joint that is painful and uncomfortable while performing activities like bathing, brushing, writing, cooking, throwing a ball etc. is termed as sore elbow.


It can occur due to various reasons like injury of the elbow joint, sprain, infection, overuse of the joint, malalignment of the bones, or weak or unbalanced elbow muscles.


Soreness in elbow joint can be felt as discomfort as any of the following:

  • Severe pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Inability to move the joint

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