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Elbow Bursitis Exercises

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 7, 2024.

What do I need to know about elbow bursitis exercises?

Elbow bursitis exercises help decrease pain and swelling. They also help increase the movement and strength of your elbow. You will need to start with range-of-motion exercises. When you can do these exercises without pain, you will move to strength exercises. Your healthcare provider or physical therapist will show you how to do movement and strength exercises. He or she will tell you how often to do the exercises.

Which exercises increase range of motion?

Which exercises increase strength?

Your healthcare provider or physical therapist will tell you how much weight to use.

When should I call my doctor or physical therapist?

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