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Loose bodies are usually the result of old injuries or osteoarthritis of elbow joint. Locking and pain are the predominant signs and symptoms. The condition may be treated by surgical removal of the loose bodies if conservative care fails.
Possible Treatment Goals
- Improve Function
- Improve Muscle Strength and Power
- Improve Range of Motion
- Self-care of Symptoms
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