Elbow Injuries

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Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

There are several nerves that travel through the arm—one nerve in particular is called the ulnar nerve.  This long nerve travels from the collarbone through the inside of the upper arm and passes through the [...]

Frozen Elbow

The elbow joint is referred to as a “hinge” joint.  It bends, straightens, extends—and offers a range of flexion up to 145 degrees.  Stiff elbow refers to those individuals who experience pain or problems when [...]

Arthritis of the Elbow

Arthritis of the elbow occurs when there is an inflammation in the joint of the elbow caused when the cartilage surface of the elbow becomes damaged or worn. Similar to arthritis in other areas of [...]

UCL Injury

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow is a structure that is critical for elbow stability. The UCL is a triangular, thick section of tissue that maintains a healthy and normal valgus relationship between [...]

Bicep Tendon Tear

The bicep muscle plays a crucial role in the ability to help lift, rotate and move your upper arm. Located on the front of the upper arm just under the shoulder, the muscles are attached [...]

Golfer’s Elbow

Medial epicondylitis—often referred to as “golfers elbow,” is a condition marked by small tears in the tendons of the elbow area.  These tears occur on the inside of the elbow rather than on the outside, [...]

Tennis Elbow

The term lateral epicondylitis—often referred to as “tennis elbow,” is a condition marked by small tears in the tendons that surround the elbow area.  These tears occur on the outside of the elbow and do [...]