The term tennis elbow is a bit confusing. Yes, patients can get the injury from playing lots of tennis, this was recently highlighted by British tennis star Andy Murray suffering from the injury, but tennis is not the only way the injury is suffered. In fact, most patients do it just sat in their cubicle

Ulnar neuritis, also referred to as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a condition characterized by inflammation of the ulnar nerve in the arm. Facts about the ulnar nerve include the following: The ulnar nerve travels through a tunnel of tissue, known as the cubital tunnel, which runs under the bony aspect on the inner side of

How to Overcome Tennis Elbow?

Monday, 08 January 2018 by

If you exercise a lot or work behind a desk in a cubicle, you – much like the British Tennis Star Andy Murray – may have felt the continuous burn of tennis elbow. The sting of tennis elbow can be particularly irritating and takes a long time to heal. Whilst it’s not a broken bone

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Golfer’s elbow is the colloquial term for medial epicondylitis which is inflammation of the tendon that attaches the muscles of the forearm to the bony aspect of the inner area of the elbow (medial epicondyle). The condition is similar to tennis elbow but the tendon that is inflamed in the latter is the one that

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Tommy John Elbow Surgery

Thursday, 05 October 2017 by

Tommy John surgery has been made famous by baseball pitchers, but the injury actually occurs in several other sports including softball, tennis, gymnastics, and javelin throw. The surgery repairs an injured ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). This ligament connects upper arm bone (humerus) to a forearm bone called the ulna. The UCL ligament attaches these bones

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FAQs on Elbow Arthroscopy

Friday, 18 November 2016 by

Ever since its medical introduction in the 1980s, elbow arthroscopy has been an accepted treatment option for a variety of elbow disorders. With advancements in technique and instruments, the treatment option has improved over the years and now accounts for more than 10% of all elbow surgeries performed in the United States each year. Considered

Biceps tears are the most common type of injury that leads to pain in bicep muscles and loss of functionality. It mostly occurs in middle-aged people and more specifically those participating in weightlifting, contact sports, throwing sports, or martial arts. Treatment options for biceps tears recognize their dissimilarity from tendonitis, impingement, and tendon dislocations that

Tennis elbow sufferers are not necessarily all tennis players. Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow is a condition that affects outer or lateral part of the elbow. It is caused by degeneration of a tendon of the forearm that starts at the elbow and allows you to extend your wrist. Tennis Elbow Symptoms Tennis

Arthroscopic elbow surgery is used to treat degenerative joint disease and various injuries. Many elbow procedures are performed outpatient, which means the patient goes home the same day. Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow When a patient needs a joint replacement of the elbow, but is not a candidate, the surgeon can perform an interposition arthroplasty.

Tennis elbow is an extremely common tendonitis that is called lateral epicondylitis. Following are 5 things that you have to remember when it comes to tennis elbow injury. 1.    Know the Signs Tennis elbow is basically, an injury caused by overuse, which in turn is caused by degeneration of the tendon fibers that are attached

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