The elbow is a hinge joint that connects where the humerus in the upper arm connects to the radius and ulna within the forearm. Elbow conditions/injuries are diagnosed through a physical exam, EMG’s, MRI’s, X-rays, or with an ultrasound.

Conditions and Injury Types:

  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow – caused by overuse of the forearm, hand, and other arm muscles. Common in Tennis players or those who have repetitive arm and wrist motions.
  • Golfer’s Elbow – caused by overusing the forearm muscles through repetitive motions such as gripping, swinging, or flexing, which causes damage to the tendons near the elbow.
  • Little League (Pitchers) Elbow – injury that occurs in mainly children and adolescents involved in sports that require a repetitive throwing motion, such as pitching in baseball or softball.
  • Disslocation
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome


  • Pain and Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Loss of Function in Arm, Wrist, or Hand
  • Numbness
  • Muscle Weakness

Treatment Options:

  • Splinting / Braces
  • Rest and Icing
  • Activity Modifications
  • Medication
  • Therapy
  • Steroid Injections
  • Surgery (in some cases or when conservative treatments have failed).

If you feel you have an elbow condition or injury, please contact us to schedule an exam 844-919-4263