Posts Categorized: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Stress X-Rays and UCL Injury

Are stress X-rays of the elbow useful to determine if there is a UCL injury of the elbow? – The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is one of the ligaments located on the inside of the elbow. The ulnar collateral ligament helps maintain the relationship between the bones in your forearm and arm. For baseball and… Read more »

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in the Throwing Athlete A great review article on ulnar collateral ligament injuries of the elbow in the throwing athlete was published in the May 2014 Journal of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. This is an important topic given that UCL reconstructions have increased approximately 10 fold in the first decade of… Read more »