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Distal Biceps Tear

An Overview of a Distal Biceps Tear Tears of the biceps tendon at the elbow is relatively uncommon. The biceps is a muscle located in the front part of the upper arm [...]

Distal Biceps Tear

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

An Overview of Ulnar Nerve Entrapment There are several nerves that travel down the arm. One of these nerves is called the ulnar nerve.  This long nerve travels from the collarbone, through the inside [...]

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

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 [...]

Frozen Elbow

Arthritis of the Elbow

An Overview of Elbow Arthritis 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 [...]

Arthritis of the Elbow

UCL Injury

UCL Injury Overview “Tommy John Surgery” 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 [...]

UCL Injury

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. The muscle is located in the front of the [...]

Bicep Tendon Tear

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 (Figure 1).  Golfer’s elbow is [...]

Golfer’s Elbow

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, [...]

Tennis Elbow