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Scaphoid fracture

Scaphoid Fracture

The scaphoid is one of the small group of bones in the wrist called the carpal bones. It is the most common carpal bone to fracture among athletes, often caused by falling onto an outstretched hand. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment, surgery and complications for a scaphoid fracture Scaphoid fracture symptoms Pain in …

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Golfer's Elbow

Elbow Avulsion Fracture

An elbow avulsion fracture occurs when a tendon or ligament tears, pulling a small fragment of bone away with it. It is more common in children and usually occurs on the inside of the elbow. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for elbow avulsion fractures. Avulsion fracture symptoms Symptoms of an avulsion fracture …

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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. Tennis elbow symptoms Pain approximately 1 to 2 cm down from the bony protrusion (lateral epicondyle) on the outside of the elbow. Symptoms …

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Golfers elbow anatomy

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 treatment of Golfer’s elbow. Golfer’s elbow symptoms Pain and tenderness on the inside of the elbow. Symptoms usually develop gradually …

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Ulna nerve - Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the ulnar nerve in the elbow. It may also be known as ulnar nerve compression, or hitting your ‘funny bone’. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of Cubital tunnel syndrome. Symptoms Symptoms come and go to start with, only to become more persistent over time. …

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Median nerve injury

Median Nerve Injury

Median nerve injury is Injury to the median nerve at the elbow. It may cause symptoms to appear in the forearm, wrist, and hand. They are often caused by another sudden injury which traps or tears the nerve. Symptoms of a median nerve injury An injury above the elbow may result in difficulty or even …

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Elbow nerve

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. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of radial nerve impingement. Radial nerve entrapment symptoms The symptoms of radial nerve entrapment are very similar to those …

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