Normal Anatomy of the Elbow
The arm in the human body is made up of three bones that join together to form a hinge joint called the elbow. The upper arm bone or humerus connects from the shoulder to the elbow forming the top of the hinge joint.
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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition characterized by compression of the ulnar nerve in an area of the elbow called the cubital tunnel.
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Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition characterized by elbow pain due to overuse or overstretching of the elbow. The pain is caused from damage to the tendons that join the forearm muscles to the elbow.
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An elbow fracture results from a break or crack in one or more of the bones that make up the elbow joint.
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Biceps Tendon Repair
The biceps muscle is located in front of your upper arm. It helps in bending your elbow as well as in rotational movements of your forearm. Also, it helps to maintain stability in the shoulder joint.
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Elbow arthroscopy, also referred to as keyhole or minimally invasive surgery, is performed through tiny incisions to evaluate and treat several elbow conditions.
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Elbow Joint Replacement
Elbow Joint Replacement, also referred to as Total Elbow Arthroplasty is an operative procedure to treat the symptoms of arthritis that have not responded to non-surgical treatments.
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Elbow - Multimedia Patient Education
Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
- Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis
- Elbow Dislocation
- Elbow Fractures in Children
- Olecranon (Elbow) Fractures
- Radial Head Fractures
- Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
- Throwing Injuries in the Elbow
- Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
- Arthritis of the Elbow
- Biceps tendinitis
- Broken arm
- Colles’ fracture
- Elbow Bursitis
- Erb’s Palsy (Brachial Plexus Injury)
- Forearm Fractures in Children
- Radial Head Fractures
- Rupture of the biceps tendon