Elbow Pain

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain/Strain

The medial collateral ligament of the elbow, also called the ulnar ligament, is located on the inside or little finger aspect of the elbow and prevents lateral (outside) to medial (inside) translation of the elbow joint. A sprain refers to an injury of a ligament and typically occurs due to stretch ...

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Radial Head Subluxation (Nursemaid’s Elbow)

Radial Head Subluxation or Nursemaid's Elbow is the result of the radius (bone in the forearm) slipping out of its normal location and resulting elbow and humerus (arm bone) dysfunction. This condition present in children aged between two and four and is caused by jerking, pulling or swinging childr ...

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Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain/Strain

The lateral collateral ligament of the elbow, also called the radial collateral ligament, is located on the outside or thumb side of the elbow and prevents medial (inside) to lateral (outside) translation of the elbow. A sprain refers to an injury of a ligament and typically occurs due to stretch or ...

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Posterior Impingement Syndrome

Elbow Posterior Impingement Syndrome can be classified into two types of impingement: 1. Posteromedial Impingement Syndrome: This is an arthritic impingement between the posteromedial (back and insider) joint surfaces of the olecranon and trochlea (bony landmarks on the humerus). Mostly present ...

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Osteochondrosis (Panner’s Disease)

Osteochondrosis or Panner's Disease is a rare childhood bone disorder where blood supply to the growth plate in the elbow is temporarily disrupted. It is linked with overuse of the elbow during a young age and typically occurs in young athletes under the age of 10 who participate in throwing sports, ...

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Olecranon Bursitis (Miner's Elbow)

Olecranon Bursitis is also known as Minder’s Elbow and is the result of inflammation of the bursa of the olecranon process (back of the elbow) of the elbow. There are several reasons for olecranon bursitis such as trauma, falling directly onto the back of the elbow, or repetitive overuse movements. ...

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Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)

Medial epicondylitis also more commonly known as Golfer's Elbow/Pitcher’s Elbow is an inflammatory response due to a series of microscopic tears of the common flexor tendon and its associated muscle groups on the inside of the elbow. This condition is not limited to golfers or professional ball thro ...

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Little League Elbow Syndrome

Little League Elbow Syndrome is most commonly seen in young children who are heavily involved in baseball. The repetitive microtrauma of pitching results in the medial (inside) structures of the elbow such as the medial epicondyle and medial collateral ligament to become subjected to a greater than ...

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Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Lateral Epicondylitis also more commonly known as Tennis Elbow is an inflammatory response due to a series of microscopic tears of the common extensor tendon and its associated muscle groups on the outside of the elbow. This condition is not limited to tennis players, as the repetitive action of elb ...

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Elbow Joint Dysfunction

The elbow joint is composed of three bones - the humerus, radius and ulnar – and three joints. ● Radioulnar Joint: the radioulnar joint is one of two articulations between the radius and the ulnar bones of the forearm. As the two bones run parallel they join both at the elbow and at the wrist. Dy ...

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