- Dislocation or separation
- Ligament sprains or tears
- Loose or foreign bodies
- Tennis or golfers elbow (Epicondylitis or tendinitis)
- Elbow stiffness or contractures
What Is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a swelling/inflammation around the joints, muscles and/or bones resulting in pain or stiffness of the elbow joint.
What Is Bursitis?
Bursitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled pads or bursae which act like cushions for the joints.
What is Dislocation?
Dislocation occurs when a joint is moved out of place. This often results from a fall or injury and immobilizes the joint.
What Are Ligaments Sprains and Tears?
A sprain is an injury to the ligaments around a joint. Ligaments are bands of tissue that connects bones together. When you sprain an elbow, that basically means that you have pulled or torn one of more ligament sin your elbow joint.
What Are Loose of Foreign Bodies?
Often times, due to osteoarthritis, elbow injury, or even occurring spontaneously, a foreign body can become present. These cause a lot of pain and discomfort in patients and must be removed through a surgery.
What Causes Elbow Pain?
Elbow pain is most often caused by overuse. Injury is the secondary cause as well as arthritis.
What Causes Tennis Elbow?
Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is actually not caused only form playing tennis. In fact, most people who are diagnosed with this condition do not play tennis. The term simply refers to the pain associated with the repetitive motions that cause inflammation of the tendons and muscles around the elbow. This causes small tears over time, making it painful to life ot grip things.
What is Elbow Stiffness?
Elbow is most often the result of an injury or arthritis. Thankfully, with treatment, specific exercises and stretches can alleviate the pain. A splint can also be used to help keep the elbow in correct form.
To be treated by one of our orthopedic doctors for your elbow concerns, please call us at 866-816-7846. Our talented team of doctors are here to help you recover from an injury and rid you of any elbow pain.