You can sleep in a more upright position, using pillows to support yourself. Ice-packs and anti-inflammatory pain medication will help improve the swelling and pain. Stay mobile with range-of-motion activities for your shoulder, elbow, and wrist.
About the Author: Paul Morton, MD
Dr. Paul Norio Morton is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices on Oahu and the Big Island. He treats a broad range of orthopedic conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, hip and knee replacements, trauma, and robotic joint arthroplasty. He believes in treating his patients with a holistic approach – incorporating patient’s desires and expectations into the treatment of their musculoskeletal problems.