Depth Psychology: Elbows are a symbol of your nimbleness, or a sign that you are strong enough to hold on. Seen in negative terms, it may refer to elbowing oneself forward. Are you using your elbows too much (as the perpetrator) or are you suffering from somebody else’s use of “too much elbow’ (being the victim)? Only you can determine which of the two possibilities apply to you.... Dreamers Dictionary
To notice your or someone else’s elbows in your dream, indicates that you need to make a space for yourself. Your dream may express hesitance or fear in creating your own space for fear of being scrutinized.
To dream that your elbow is wounded suggests your inability to function in some waking situation, possibly a romantic one.... My Dream Interpretation
An elbow points to your flexibility and ability to reach out.
A hurt elbow may comment that you have been overly flexible or have extended yourself to others too much. Being elbowed may comment that you need a gentle urging to get moving or on with things.... Ariadne's Book of Dream