Arm and Elbow Injury Guides

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) relates to the overuse of muscles and tendons in the body, particularly the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and neck. There are...

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Elbow Arthritis (Osteoarthritis of the Elbow)

What is elbow arthritis? Osteoarthritis of the elbow usually happens when the cartilage of the elbow is damaged or wears down. This can be the result of a previous injury, such as dislocating the...

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Elbow Bursitis

What is elbow bursitis? Elbow bursitis is swelling of the small sacs of fluid (bursae) that help joints move fluidly across the elbow. Elbow bursitis affects the olecranon bursa at the rear of the...

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Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

What is golfers elbow? Golfers elbow causes pain and swelling in the tendons that link the forearm to the elbow. Golfers elbow pain is located on the bump on the inside of your elbow, although it...

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Tennis Elbow

The elbow joint is surrounded by muscles that provide movement for the elbow, wrist and fingers. The tendons within the elbow connect the bones and muscles, and operate the muscles of the forearm....

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