Weakness or pain gripping

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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Ulna nerve

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

The cubital tunnel is an area on the inner elbow through which the ulnar nerve passes. Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by compression on the nerve and may also be known as ulnar nerve compression or hitting your ‘funny bone’. There are various reasons why the nerve becomes compressed, including arthritis and repetitive bending of the arms.

Elbow Avulsion Fracture

Elbow Avulsion Fracture

Avulsion fracture of the medial epicondyle is when the tendon comes away from the bone and can take part of the bone with it. This elbow injury is more common in children with symptoms similar to a sprain. These can include elbow pain, swelling and reduced ability to move the arm. Read more on avulsion fractures, their symptoms and how to treat them.

Median nerve injury

Median Nerve Injury

Median nerve injury

Injury to the median nerve at the elbow may cause symptoms to appear in the forearm, wrist, and hand. Median nerve injuries are often caused by another acute injury which traps or tears the nerve, causing numbness in the forearm. Read more on the symptoms, causes, and treatment of this arm 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.