Elbow arthritis

I am dealing with significant post-traumatic arthritis following a complex elbow fracture & surgery. Long term impact on pain & range of motion. Would love to hear anything that has helped others in a similar situation.

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Have you tried physical therapy? If one person hasn't helped, try another. They are all a little bit different. 

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Hi— I live with an arm with limited supination and a bend due to a terrible elbow fracture more than 10 years ago. I have tried many things and also have learned to live with this disability. The best for me has been to get as fit as possible building up the arm muscles and to protect the shoulder which now does extra work. I also do tai chi and believe that it helps. A complicated elbow fracture is so tough. Good luck to you. Helen

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Hi,

Just broke both my elbows on New Year's (rollerblading, yes...) and I did a lot of ice, and ibuprofen.

But two extra things.  CBD cream with THC.

3:1 CBD:THC [50ml] (600mg)
Papa & Barkley
Releaf Balm

That's the expensive version.  I since learned to make it myself.   BUT the other thing which is not expensive is this.

https://omronhealthcare.com/products/max-power-relief-tens-device-pm500/ or here

https://www.amazon.com/Omron-Power-Relief-TENS-PM3032/dp/B00SVPNZXU?th=1

  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (tens) Technology Relieves Multiple Body Pains

It is electrical stimulation like you get at physical therapy.  It got me back whacking golf balls.

Good luck,

RA