Your golf elbow is acting up (again). Or maybe it was all those fish you had to reel in last weekend. Whatever the reason, you think maybe those Wimbledon dudes are onto something with their elbow braces. But, how to choose? Elbow braces come in a bewildering mix of types and styles. All of them are designed to reduce pain or support the joint, or both. Choosing the best one for your needs can be boiled down to three factors—purpose, style and value.