An elbow brace is a form of support and protection for the elbow used to prevent injury or relieve pain in the elbow. They can be made of different materials such as plastic, rubber or textile and. Elbow supports are often used in sports that involve repetitive movements of the arm, such as tennis, golf, bowling and basketball, or in jobs, where repetitive movements can lead to strain or wear and tear. They can also be helpful for people with joint problems caused by illness or because of injuries to the elbow. It is important to choose the right size and fit for the best support and comfort.