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Elbow Conditions/Information

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Artificial Joint Replacement of the Elbow Procedure in which the elbow joint is replaced with an artificial one. Usually used to treat arthritis of the elbow. Download a printable PDF
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Condition that affects the ulnar nerve where it crosses the inside edge of the elbow.  Download a printable PDF
Distal Biceps Rupture Occurs when the tendon attaching the biceps muscle to the elbow is torn from the bone Download a printable PDF
Elbow Anatomy Learn more about the elbow and how to prevent elbow injuries.  Download a printable PDF
Elbow Dislocation Occurs when the joint surfaces of an elbow are forced apart. Download a printable PDF
Elbow Fusion Treatment for arthritis of the elbow.  Download a printable PDF
Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow  Surgical treatment in which new tissue is placed between the damaged surfaces of the elbow. Download a printable PDF
Lateral Epicondylitis  Repetitive strain in the muscle and tendons of the forearm. Also known as "tennis elbow." Download a printable PDF
Medial Epicodylitis Repetitive strain in the muscle and tendons of the forearm. Also known as "golfer's elbow." Download a printable PDF
Olecranon Bursitis Inflammation of a small sac of fluid located on the tip of the elbow.  Download a printable PDF
Osteoarthritis of the Elbow Extra wear and tear on the surfaces of the joint. Download a printable PDF
Radial Tunnel Syndrome When the radial nerve is squeezed where it passes through a tunnel near the elbow.  Download a printable PDF
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries When the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) becomes stretched, frayed or torn through the stress of repetitive throwing motions. Download a printable PDF
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Repair of the UCL after injury through repetitive throwing motions. Download a printable PDF

To learn more about how to get treatment at the Therapy & Wellness Center, call (323) 255-5409.

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