Posts Tagged: elbow pain

The Not So Funny Feeling You Get When You Hit Your Funny Bone

Using PRP Injections to Treat Cubital Tunnel Syndrome We’ve all been there. Somehow, and often out of nowhere, you hit your elbow in just the right spot to cause severe pain to shoot up and down your arm. This pain occurs whether you barely hit your elbow or when you really smack it against something…. 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 »

Elbow Arthritis and Elbow Pain – Learn More About Latest Research from Louisville Orthopedic Surgeon

Elbow arthritis is painful and uncomfortable since it causes stiffness. Research by Papatheodorou (2013) and colleagues in the Journal of Hand Surgery analyzes current treatment options for elbow arthritis. This research suggests that in the earlier phases of the condition, elbow arthritis may be managed without surgical intervention. Surgery for elbow arthritis is contingent on… Read more »

Pain in the Elbow? Learn More about Cubital Tunnel Syndrome from Louisville Orthopedic

Sometimes the arm’s ulnar nerve is irritated or pinched causing ulnar nerve entrapment at a person’s elbow. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome. Based on where this nerve entrapment happens, the symptoms can include elbow pain and sometimes a numb feeling in the hand, elbow, fingers and wrist. While the cause of cubital tunnel syndrome… Read more »

Louisville Orthopedic Demonstrates Tennis Elbow Exercises in YouTube Video

Are you experiencing pain from tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis?  Check out the latest YouTube video from Louisville orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld for specific tennis elbow exercises that you can try! http://youtu.be/LlRa23O69WI