Elbow articles

Elbow (Olecranon) Fracture

When you bend your elbow, it’s easy enough to feel the tip of it. This bony prominence extends out of one of the lower portions of the arm bone (ulna). The tip is referred to as the olecranon. It’s positioned underneath the skin for the...

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Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow can cause inflammation and pain in the tendons connecting the forearm and the elbow. The pain is centered around the bony bump on the inside of the elbow and can end up radiating into the forearm. It is often treated by...

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Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow

The bicep is located at the front part of your upper arm. It allows you to bend your elbow and rotate the forearm, as well as keeping the shoulder stable. The tendons attach the muscles to the bones. The bicep tendon attaches the biceps to...

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Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

Bursae are slippery, thin sacs that are located throughout the entire body.  They serve as a cushion between the soft tissues and the bones.  They are composed of a small amount of lubricating fluid that lets the skin move freely above...

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Biceps Brachii Tendinopathy

Biceps brachii tendinopathy refers to an inflammation in the tendon connecting the biceps muscle found on the front of the upper arm to that of the shoulder blade. The main function of the biceps is to bend your arm, and to rotate your arm....

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