Elbow Pain

Students Elbow

What is Students Elbow? This elbow injury originates from below the tip of the elbow where there is a sack of fluid called a bursa (the olecranon bursa in this case). A bursa is used to help lubricate the movement of...
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Golfers Elbow

What is Golfers Elbow? Golfers elbow is a similar injury to tennis elbow only it affects the inside of the elbow instead. Its medical name is medial epicondylitis and is sometimes also called throwers elbow. Golfers elbow...
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Bicep Tendon Inflammation

What is Inflammation of the Biceps Tendon? This injury is most common in two groups of people - weightlifters and students. In weightlifters, the injury is usually caused by excessive amounts of weight or repetitions in...
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Radial Nerve Entrapment

What is Entrapment of the Radial Nerve? The radial nerve passes just below the bony bit on the outside of the elbow (lateral epicondyle). The symptoms of radial nerve entrapment are very similar to those of tennis elbow....
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Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis? Tennis elbow is a common injury and got its' name because tennis players tended to get it. Tennis elbow is inflammation or degeneration of the tendon of the Extensor Carpi...
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Triceps Tendon Injury

What is the Tricep Tendon? The triceps brachii tendon is the large one at the back of the arm. This tendon inserts into the elbow at the back of the joint. It is possible to damage this tendon by falling on your hands,...
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Ulna Nerve Entrapment

What is the Ulnar Nerve? The ulnar nerve runs down the inside of the elbow. If you knock the inside of the elbow you can get a numbness or buzzing down the forearm into the forth and fifth fingers (hitting your funny...
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