Osteoarthritis or osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that causes loss of cartilage covering the joint surfaces so that disappears the joint space. Among the different types of arthritis, the elbow is rare. In most cases it is due to the realization of excessive exercise, previous trauma, or injury. For a long time, degenerative osteoarthritis has no symptoms and clinical presentation may be variable, with a loss of more or less painful mobility. In the initial phase of the disease, treatment of osteoarthritis seeks to alleviate the symptoms by rest and the administration of pain medications, but if it fails, you can opt for surgery.