Arm and Elbow Guides

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

  Symptoms of tennis elbow Symptoms of tennis elbow typically include: Increasing pain around the outside of the elbow Pain with gripping or squeezing objects Swelling and inflammation Causes of tennis elbow Tennis elbow is typically caused by over-activity of the surrounding muscles, which are used to straighten the wrist. If...

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Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

What is golfers elbow? Golfers elbow causes pain and swelling in the tendons that link the forearm to the elbow. Golfers elbow pain is located on the bump on the inside of your elbow, although it may spread to the forearm too. Any repetitive hand, wrist or forearm movements can...

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Elbow Bursitis (Olecranon Bursitis)

What is elbow bursitis? Elbow bursitis is swelling of the small sacs of fluid (bursae) that help joints move fluidly across the elbow. Elbow bursitis affects the olecranon bursa at the rear of the elbow and is sometimes referred to as Popeye elbow. Inflammation causes swelling and extra fluid to...

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Elbow Arthritis (Osteoarthritis of the Elbow)

What is elbow arthritis? Osteoarthritis of the elbow usually happens when the cartilage of the elbow is damaged or wears down. This can be the result of a previous injury, such as dislocating the elbow, or even a fracture. It may also result from age-related degeneration of the joint cartilage....

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