Elbow

Elbow Conditions

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Overuse of the arm and forearm muscles may injure the muscle and tendon area around the outside of the elbow. Because of overuse, the tendon suffers slight tears that become inflamed. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for tennis elbow.

 


 

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

This overuse injury is caused by pain and inflammation on the inner side of the elbow, where the tendons of the forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of the elbow. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for golfer's elbow.

 


 

Elbow Fracture

An elbow fracture is a break in the bones that make up the elbow. Elbow fractures are caused by trauma to the elbow joint, usually during a fall or an accident. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for an elbow fracture.

 


 

Elbow Dislocation

An elbow dislocation occurs when the joint surfaces of an elbow are either completely or partially separated. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for elbow dislocation.

 


 

Elbow Arthritis

Elbow arthritis is a condition in which the cartilage in the elbow joint wears down causing the bones to rub together and cause pain. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for elbow arthritis.

 


 

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is an irritation of the ulnar nerve that most commonly occurs in the elbow and can be caused by leaning on the elbow or by repeated motions that affect the elbow. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for cubital tunnel syndrome.

 


 

Ligament Injuries

An elbow ligament injury occurs when the arm twists, or is unusually bent backward or to the side, at the elbow. Learn about the risks, tests and treatments for elbow ligament injuries.

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