Your doctor may ask you about any previous elbow
injuries or elbow pain, your current injury or pain, and your daily activities
to find out the cause of your elbow pain.
Questions may include the following:
Did you have a sudden accident or injury that
caused your elbow pain? Describe the injury.
If the injury is not
from a sudden accident, when did the pain begin? Did it start suddenly or
gradually? Describe your pain. What were you doing when you first noticed the
pain? Do you think the pain is related to an unusual activity? Could it be
related to your job?
Have you had any injuries or pain in your
elbow before? How were they treated? How well did treatment
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.