Tag: Elbow

Tennis Elbow
Upper Limb

Surgery for Tennis Elbow

Surgery for tennis elbow may involve: Cutting (releasing) the tendon. Removing inflamed tissue from the tendon. Repairing (reattaching) tendon tears if it is possible to do so without overtightening the tendon. Surgery may be done using arthroscopy, traditional open surgery, or a combination of the two techniques, depending on the type of problem and the method the doctor prefers […]

Upper Limb

Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

These conditions cause pain at the points at which the tendon attaches to the bone around the elbow. Tennis elbow causes pain on the outer side of the elbow, where the extensor muscles on the outer side of the forearm are attached.   These muscles bend the wrist back and straighten the fingers. Golfer’s elbow […]

Tennis Elbow
Upper Limb

Tennis Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis

What is Tennis Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis? Tennis elbow is characterized by soreness or pain on the outside of the upper arm near the elbow. There may be a partial tear of the tendon fibers which joins the muscle to bone near their point of origin on the outside of the elbow. How is Tennis […]