Back of the elbow pain

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 at the back of the elbow, which develops gradually over time. Symptoms are is felt both at rest and during exercise. The back of your elbow will be …

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Olecranon fracture

Olecranon Fracture

The Olecranon is the large bony prominence at the back of the elbow. It is usually fractured from a direct impact or fall onto a bent elbow. Here we explain the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment for Olecranon fractures. Symptoms of an Olecranon fracture Sudden intense pain at the back of the elbow will be …

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Students Elbow bursitis

Elbow Bursitis – Students Elbow

Elbow bursitis, also known as Students elbow or Olecranon bursitis, is swelling and inflammation of the bursa at the back of the elbow. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for elbow bursitis. Symptoms Pain and swelling over the back of the elbow. Symptoms may come on rapidly from direct trauma, or develop over …

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Ulna nerve - Cubital tunnel syndrome

Ulnar Nerve Compression

An Ulnar nerve compression is caused either by a direct blow to the inside of the elbow, or from repetitive trauma. It causes numbness and tingling down the forearm and into the forth and fifth fingers. Sometimes it is referred to as ‘hitting your funny bone’. Symptoms Pain on the inside/back of the elbow. Sensations …

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