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Elbow Pain

Elbow Pain

 

 

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is pain or inflammation on the outside of the arm near the elbow, where the muscles and tendons in the forearm attach to the elbow’s bony area. In some cases, a partial tear of a tendon, which attaches the muscles to the bone of the elbow, may occur…Read More

Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is pain or inflammation on the inside of the arm near the elbow, where the muscles and tendons in the forearm attach to the elbow’s interior bony area. In some cases, a partial tear of the tendon, which attaches the muscles to the bone of the elb…Read More

Ulnar Neuropathy

Ulnar neuropathy is a condition in which the ulnar nerve, a major nerve that runs from the neck along the outside edge of the arm into the hand, becomes inflamed due to compression of the nerve.

Elbow Sprain/Strain

An elbow sprain or strain involves an injury to the soft tissues of the elbow. Sprains involve injury to one or more of the three ligaments (the bands of tissue that connect bones together) within the joint, the radial or ulnar collateral ligaments or the annular ligament of radius….Read More

Olecranon Bursitis

Olecranon bursitis is a condition in which the bursa, the fluid filled sac located at the tip of the elbow between the bones of the elbow and the skin, becomes inflamed. The function of the bursa is to allow the skin to move freely over the bones in the elbow but when this area is inflamed, pain dev…Read More