Back of the elbow pain

Triceps Tendon Inflammation

Triceps tendinopathy or triceps tendonitis is inflammation or degeneration of the triceps tendon where it inserts into the back of the elbow. Symptoms include pain and tenderness at the back of the elbow which is usually caused by overuse. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Symptoms Symptoms of triceps tendinopathy include pain …

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Olecranon Fracture

The olecranon is the large bony prominence at the back of the elbow on the ulna forearm bone. It is usually fractured from a direct impact or fall onto a bent elbow. Intense elbow pain, swelling and tenderness at the back of the elbow are common symptoms of this injury. Read more on the treatment …

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Ulna nerve

Ulna Nerve Contusion

The ulnar nerve runs down the inside of the elbow. If you knock the inside of the elbow, you can hit the ulnar nerve (or funny bone) which causes a numbness or tingling down the forearm into the fourth and fifth fingers. When this nerve becomes trapped or damaged through repetitive strain or a direct …

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