Arm and Elbow Injury Guides

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, refers to the overuse or over-activity of certain muscles and tendons in the body. The injury commonly occurs in the hands,...

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Elbow Arthritis (Osteoarthritis of the Elbow)

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

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Elbow Bursitis

What is elbow bursitis? Elbow bursitis, sometimes referred to as Popeye elbow, occurs due to the swelling of the small sacs of fluid (bursae) that helps joints move fluidly across the elbow. Elbow...

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Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

What is golfer’s elbow? Golfer’s elbow causes swelling and pain in the tendons which connect the forearm to the elbow. The pain from golfer’s elbow is located on the bump on the inside of your...

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Tennis Elbow

What is tennis elbow? The elbow joint is surrounded by muscles that allow movement in the elbow, wrist and fingers. The tendons within the elbow connect the muscles to the bones, and operate the...

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