Elbow

The elbow joint is often overlooked—until it starts hurting! Elbow pain can be caused by a variety of problems such as tendinitis, olecranon bursitis, fractures, sprains, arthritis, cellulitis, tumors and ulnar nerve entrapment. People who play racquet sports are most likely to injure the tendons on the outside of the elbow. This condition is commonly called tennis elbow. Golfers are more likely to injure the tendons on the inside of the elbow. Other common causes of elbow tendinitis are gardening, playing baseball, using a screwdriver or overusing your wrist and arm.

The upper extremity specialists at Orthopedic Institute care for many elbow problems including ones listed below:

 



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