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  • Bicep Tendon Tear at the ElbowBicep Tendon Tear at the Elbow

    A biceps tear can be complete or partial. Partial biceps tendon tears will not completely break the tendon while complete tendon tears will break the tendon into two parts.

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  • Golfer's ElbowGolfer's Elbow

    Golfer’s elbow, also called medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition occurring from repeated muscle contractions in the forearm that leads to inflammation and microtears in the tendons that attach to the medial epicondyle.

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  • Tennis ElbowTennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow is a common name for the elbow condition lateral epicondylitis. It is an overuse injury that causes inflammation and microtears of the tendons that attach to the lateral epicondyle.

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  • Elbow FracturesElbow Fractures

    Elbow fractures may occur from trauma, resulting from various reasons: a fall on an outstretched arm, a direct blow to the elbow or an abnormal twist to the joint beyond its functional limit.

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  • Elbow Ligament InjuriesElbow Ligament Injuries

    Elbow ligament injuries are injuries to the tough elastic tissues that connect the bones of the elbow joint to each other. These ligaments stabilize the elbow while allowing an appropriate joint range of motion to occur. An acute or chronic injury to the elbow ligament can result in joint laxity and loss of elbow function.

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  • Elbow TraumaHand

    The elbow is a complex joint of the upper limb, formed by the articulation of the long bone of the upper arm or humerus, and the two bones of the forearm - the radius and ulna.

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  • Elbow SprainElbow Sprain

    An elbow sprain is an injury to the soft tissues of the elbow. It is caused due to stretching or tearing (partial or full) of the ligaments that support the elbow joint.

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  • Elbow DislocationElbow Dislocation

    The arm in the human body is made up of three bones that join to form a hinge joint called the elbow. The upper arm bone or humerus connects from the shoulder to the elbow to form the top of the hinge joint. The lower arm or forearm consists of two bones, the radius, and the ulna. These bones connect the wrist to the elbow forming the bottom portion of the hinge joint.

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  • Elbow InstabilityHand

    Elbow instability is a condition in which the elbow joint occasionally slides out of alignment due to the unstable state of the joint.

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  • Elbow (Olecranon) BursitisElbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

    Inflammation of the olecranon bursa leads to a condition called olecranon bursitis.

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  • Elbow PainElbow Pain

    Damage to any of the structures that make up the elbow joint can cause elbow pain.

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  • Elbow StiffnessHand

    Elbow stiffness is a condition characterized by a restricted range of motion of the elbow causing difficulty bending, straightening, or rotating your arm. Elbow stiffness may be caused due to injury, disease, or deformity.

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  • Elbow ImpingementElbow Impingement

    Elbow impingement is a medical condition characterized by compression and injury of soft tissue structures, such as cartilage, at the back of the elbow or within the elbow joint.

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  • Elbow ArthritisElbow Arthritis

    Although the elbows are not weight-bearing joints, they are considered to be most important for the functioning of the upper limbs.

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  • Radial Tunnel SyndromeRadial Tunnel Syndrome

    Radial tunnel syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure on the radial nerve of the forearm.

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  • Throwing InjuriesThrowing Injuries

    An athlete uses an overhand throw to achieve greater speed and distance. Repeated throwing in sports such as baseball and basketball can place a lot of stress on the joints of the arm, and lead to weakening and ultimately, injury to the structures in the elbow.

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  • Triceps TendonitisTriceps Tendonitis

    Triceps tendonitis is inflammation of the triceps tendon, the tissue that connects the triceps muscle on the back of the upper arm to the back of the elbow joint, allowing you to straighten your arm back after you have bent it. 

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  • Ulnar Nerve NeuropathyHand

    Ulnar nerve neuropathy is the entrapment or compression of the ulnar nerve causing impairment of its function.

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  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Ulnar Nerve Entrapment)Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Ulnar Nerve Entrapment)

    When the elbow is bent, the ulnar nerve can stretch and catch on the bony bump. When the ulnar nerve is compressed or entrapped, the nerve can tear and become inflamed, leading to cubital tunnel syndrome.

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