Gradual onset elbow pain

The following injuries all have the symptom of chronic, or gradual onset elbow pain. Symptoms will often develop gradually over time and you will not notice a specific point in time where your injury occured. Chronic elbow pain is often a result of overuse, or may develop following an acute injury which has not healed.

Elbow Impingement

Posterior elbow impingement causes pain at the back of the elbow.

Triceps strain

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.

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.

Tennis elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis, lateral elbow tendinopathy, or extensor tendinopathy. It is a common term used to describe long-term, chronic pain on the outside of the elbow.

Golfer's elbow

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis, thrower’s elbow, or little league elbow. It causes pain on the inside of the elbow, which develops gradually over time. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and …

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Radiohumeral bursitis

Radiohumeral Bursitis

Radiohumeral bursitis is inflammation of a bursa in the elbow and has similar symptoms to Tennis elbow. Here we explain the causes and treatment of Radiohumeral bursitis.

Osteochondritis dissecans in the elbow

Osteochondritis Dissecans In The Elbow Joint

Osteochondritis Dissecans is fragmentation of the cartilage and sometimes the underlying bone within a joint. It is more common in adolescents, especially those who do throwing sports.

Radial tunnel syndrome

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial tunnel syndrome, also known as radial nerve entrapment, occurs when the radial nerve in the forearm gets compressed or pinched. It has symptoms similar to Tennis Elbow. Click the headings below to expand:

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