Elbow Injuries

Elbow Bursitis

Elbow bursitis, also known as Students elbow or Olecranon bursitis, is swelling and inflammation of the bursa at the back of the elbow. Symptoms Pain and swelling over the back of the elbow. Symptoms may come on rapidly from direct trauma, or develop over time with repetitive stress. If the bursa is infected, the skin […]

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Triceps Tendonitis

Triceps tendonitis (tendinopathy) is an overuse injury, resulting in inflammation or degeneration of the triceps tendon where it inserts into the back of the elbow. Symptoms Pain which develops gradually over time. Symptoms are is felt both at rest and during exercise. Back of elbow will be tender to touch. Limited mobility and reduced strength.

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Elbow Fracture

An elbow fracture is a break in one of the bones which form the elbow joint. There are three bones which could be broken: the Humerus, Ulna and Radius. This elbow injury can be caused by a fall or a hard impact, and especially because there can be further potential complications, medical assistance should be

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Dislocated Elbow

A dislocated elbow occurs when the bones that make up the joint are forced out of alignment — typically when you land on an outstretched hand during a fall. The elbow is the second most commonly dislocated joint after the shoulder in adults, and the most commonly dislocated joint in children Symptoms Severe pain in the elbow Swelling Obvious deformity (more so incomplete

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Elbow Ligament Injuries

Although ligamentous injuries are rare, patients may present with laxity due to overuse or trauma. Lateral Collateral Ligament injury is often associated with trauma and forceful motion into varus. These injuries are commonly associated with a fracture or subluxation at the elbow joint. An Medial Collateral Ligament tear or sprain could occur with valgus overload or stress movement from

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