Chronic elbow pain

Tennis elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis, lateral elbow tendinopathy or extensor tendinopathy) is a common term used to describe chronic pain on the outside of the elbow. Despite its name, playing Tennis is less likely to be a cause of injury than repetitive strain from work-related activities.

Golfers elbow pain

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis. It causes pain on the inside of the elbow which develops gradually over time. It is sometimes known as thrower’s elbow or little league elbow. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment & rehabilitation Exercises Golfer’s elbow symptoms The main symptom of medial epicondylitis is pain …

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Osteochondritis Dissecans In The Elbow Joint

Osteochondritis Dissecans In The Elbow Joint

Osteochondritis Dissecans is a fragmentation of the cartilage and sometimes the underlying bone within a joint. This is common in adolescents as the ends of the bones are not yet fully hardened. This elbow injury can be caused and exacerbated by throwing sports, so resting from this activity can help to ease the pain. Read more on the symptoms, causes, and treatments. 

Elbow Bursitis – Students Elbow

Elbow Bursitis

Elbow bursitis, also known as Students elbow or Olecranon bursitis, is the inflammation and swelling of the bursa which protects the end of the ulna bone at the back of the elbow. Repeatedly leaning on elbows (like many students do) can cause pain as the bursa can become inflamed. This elbow injury could also be caused by a direct impact. Read more on the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this injury.

Elbow nerve

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial tunnel syndrome, also known as radial nerve entrapment and entrapment of the posterior interosseous nerve, occurs when the radial nerve gets compressed or restricted causing pain on the outside of the elbow, similar to that of tennis elbow.