Types of treatment that help are:
- Icing the elbow to reduce pain and swelling. …
- Using an elbow strap to protect the injured tendon from further strain.
- Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or aspirin, to help with pain and swelling.
Moreover, does tennis elbow ever go away?
Tennis elbow will get better without treatment (known as a self-limiting condition). Tennis elbow usually lasts between 6 months and 2 years, with most people (90%) making a full recovery within a year. The most important thing to do is to rest your injured arm and stop doing the activity that caused the problem.
People also ask, how do I make my tennis elbow stop hurting?
Over-the-counter pain relievers:Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve) can ease mild to moderate pain. These are called NSAIDs — nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs — and they reduce inflammation, too. Talk to your doctor about taking these, especially if you need them for weeks.