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elbow bursitis Elbow Bursitis Without Pain

One of the most interesting things about an inflamed bursa in the elbow is that the condition can present itself with or without pain.Despite an evident and visible swollen elbow, some people with an inflamed bursa do not suffer pain. Depending on the factors that are causing the inflammation, the presence or non-presence of the pain would vary.

old couple exercise Hyperextended Elbow – What Does it Mean?

Before discussing what a hyperextended elbow is, let us see what hyperextension means. Extending anything beyond its normal range is what is known as hyperextension. […]

S.I.C.K Scapula Syndrome

Athletes who are into sports like tennis, cricket, baseball, volleyball etc are the ones who are known to develop this S.I.C.K scapula syndrome. The abbreviation […]

Causes of Collarbone Pain

Collarbone pain is usually not a common problem. The pain can be the resultant of a collarbone fracture, a shoulder injury, injuries to the chest […]

Posterior Impingement Syndrome – Elbow Impingement

Posterior impingement syndrome or posterior elbow impingement is the resultant of soft tissue compression (for instance, the cartilage) in or at the back of the […]

What is Little League Shoulder?

Little league shoulder is a growth plate injury that occurs in the upper arm in child athletes. The result of this injury is severe pain […]

Pectoral Muscle Strain

A pectoral muscle strain or a chest muscle strain is the resultant of a tear in the chest muscles. The pectoral muscles constitute of two […]

What is Crepitus?

Crepitus, which is more commonly known as cracking joints is a phenomenon where people experience a popping, grating or cracking sound under the skin. While […]

What is Pronator Teres Syndrome?

Pronator teres syndrome or pronator teres compression syndrome (PTS) is a nerve entrapment at the elbow. Although not as common as carpal tunnel syndrome, the […]

Broken Collarbone – Complications and Treatments

Let us look at the complications, treatments and prevention techniques associated with a broken collarbone . Complications of a Broken Collarbone: Although in most cases […]

Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture – How Rehabilitation Helps ?

Most benefit is obtained on surgical repair of the ruptured biceps tendon. But if the tear is incomplete or the patient do not need to […]

Radial Tunnel Syndrome – Causes And Symptoms

Radial tunnel syndrome is also commonly known as resistant tennis elbow. An entrapment of the radial nerve within the forearm causes this. This resembles tennis […]

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome – How To Treat It ?

Few people with cubital tunnel syndrome can improve on their own. But it is quite difficult to be predicted. But full recovery is not possible […]