Elbow Injuries

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Distal Biceps Tear

An Overview of a Distal Biceps Tear Elbow injuries are relatively common. An important part of the elbow that can easily get injured is the biceps tendon. The biceps is a muscle located in [...]

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

An Overview of 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 [...]

Frozen Elbow

An Overview of 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 [...]

Arthritis of the Elbow

An Overview of Arthritis of the Elbow Arthritis of the elbow occurs when there is an inflammation in the joint, typically caused when the cartilage surface of the elbow becomes damaged or worn. Similar [...]

UCL Injury

UCL Injury Overview 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 [...]

Bicep Tendon Tear

Bicep Tendon Tear Overview 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 [...]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) Overview Medial epicondylitis, often referred to as “golfer's elbow,” is a condition marked by small tears in the tendons of the elbow area.  These tears occur on the inside of [...]

Tennis Elbow

An Overview of Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) 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 [...]