The elbow is a complex joint. Conditions of the elbow can lead to pain or reduction in function. These can have devastating effects on daily activities, work, hobbies and sport. It is vital to have the correct diagnosis made, so that appropriate treatment can be initiated.
The bursa is a cushion that is present at the back of the elbow. It allows the skin to glide over the bone on movement. This condition presents as painful swelling at the back of the elbow. The pain and the swelling can vary in intensity and size respectively. Once it occurs, the condition can become recurrent. It can hinder elbow and arm function as resting on the elbow is painful.READ MORE
Biceps is a large muscle in the front of your upper arm. It is attached to the radius bone of the forearm by a strong tendon (distal biceps tendon). This tendon can rupture with a very strong contraction of the biceps muscle. It may be felt as a pop in the elbow. This usually happens when […]READ MORE
Arthritis refers to loss of the smooth surface (articular cartilage) of the joint. This can occur from general wear and tear (osteoarthritis) but can also happen after inflammatory conditions (such as rheumatoid arthritis) or after an injury or trauma (post traumatic arthritis).READ MORE