Posts Tagged: elbow injuries

5 Facts About the Elbow from an Elbow Specialist

Unless you are an elbow specialist or orthopedic surgeon, you probably rarely think about your elbows unless you’ve recently hit your “funny” bone. While our elbows may exist without much thought, they are complex joint systems that makes a multitude of daily activities possible. The elbow is a hinge joint system made up of three… Read more »

Experiencing Elbow Pain? 5 Things it Could be

Many people experience elbow pain at some point in time. Your elbow is a somewhat complex mechanism that relies on three different bones for support and movement. The elbow gives your arm the ability to rotate outward and inward, while also working like a hinge upward and downward. The functional design of your elbow allows… Read more »

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 »

Golf Injury and the Upper Body

With an estimated 60 million people participating in golf world wide, researchers led by Dr. Michael Cohen and colleagues looked at golf related injuries to understand common golf injury patterns and prevention. Some causes of injuries in golfers include the following: Overplaying the game Problems with the golf swing Hitting the ground Golf Injury from… Read more »