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Elbow Conditions

  • Elbow Arthritis

    Elbow Arthritis

    Although the elbows are not weight-bearing joints, they are considered to be most important for the functioning of the upper limbs.

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  • Triceps Injuries

    Triceps Injuries

    The triceps or triceps brachii is a crucial muscle of the upper arm (humerus). It runs along the upper arm bone between the shoulder and elbow.

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  • Elbow Ligament Injuries

    Elbow Ligament Injuries

    Elbow ligament injuries are injuries to the tough elastic tissues that connect the bones of the elbow joint to each other.

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  • Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

    Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

    An athlete uses an overhand throw to achieve greater speed and distance. Repeated throwing in sports such as baseball and basketball can...

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  • Bicep Tendon Tear at the Elbow

    Bicep Tendon Tear at the Elbow

    A biceps tear can be complete or partial. Partial biceps tendon tears will not completely break the tendon while complete tendon tears will break the tendon into two parts.

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  • Lateral Impingement of the Elbow

    Lateral Impingement of the Elbow

    Lateral elbow impingement is a medical condition characterized by compression and injury of the soft tissue structures...

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  • Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

    Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

    Inflammation of the olecranon bursa leads to a condition called olecranon bursitis.

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  • Osteochondritis Dissecans of Elbow

    Osteochondritis Dissecans of Elbow

    Osteochondritis dissecans is a joint condition in which a piece of cartilage, along with a thin layer of bone separates because of inadequate blood supply.

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  • Elbow Instability

    Elbow Instability

    Elbow instability is a condition in which the elbow joint occasionally slides out of alignment due to the unstable state of the joint.

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