Elbow bursitis, also called olecranon bursitis, is irritation or inflammation of the olecranon bursa—a sac that covers and cushions the outside of elbow. This occurs when extra fluid collects in the bursa, due to injury or an inflammatory condition.
Radial head arthroplasty (RHA) is commonly performed for isolated comminuted radial head fractures and in conjunction with traumatic elbow instability. However, there is a paucity of literature directly describing the characteristics and outcomes of patients who undergo RHA in a community-based setting.
"Pillar pain” is a frequent symptom following carpal tunnel release. The pain is located at the base of the hand in the heel of the palm. The muscles at the thumb base (thenar eminence) and the muscles at the base of the small finger (hypothenar eminence) are the usual areas of tenderness.
You don’t have to play golf to experience the pain and tenderness of medial epicondylitis, aka golfer’s elbow. “We also see it in people who play sports where they throw or weight lift and have jobs where they grip and hold things,”
Woodworking is a skill that requires precision and patience. Strong, functional hands are crucial to woodworking and it is important to protect them from potentially dangerous tools and accidents. Knowing the basic anatomy of the human hand and becoming familiar with symptoms for common conditions can be helpful when it comes to protecting yourself from injury during woodworking.
Fractures of the wrist and hand bones, or sprains with ligament injuries of the wrist are frequent traumas, which are easy to incur by falling while performing simple, everyday activities or while doing sports.
Elbow pain can range from the burning that comes with an inflamed tendon to the sharp pain of an elbow fracture.Elbow pain can have many different causes. That's why it's important to see your healthcare provider for a full evaluation. An accurate diagnosis is key to a proper treatment plan.
CTS is common in pregnancy and can occur in 31% to 62% of people who are pregnant. Researchers aren’t sure why CTS is so common in pregnancy. They speculate that pregnancy-related hormones might contribute to increased swelling throughout the body.
During the past 2 decades, research has shown multiple factors have led to an increase in elbow injuries and surgeries among youth, collegiate and professional overhead-throwing athletes.
While up to 3% of the population experiences this condition at some point, most cases are mild and self-resolve. In some instances, however, physical therapy (PT) may be needed to prevent your tennis elbow from worsening.