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Physical Therapy Guide to Elbow Bursitis

Jun 8, 2015 / Guide

Elbow bursitis, also known as "baker's elbow," "student's elbow," or "Popeye elbow," involves swelling at the tip of the elbow on the back of the arm.

Physical Therapy Guide to Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Feb 7, 2022 / Guide

Tennis elbow is a painful condition caused by overuse of the muscles in the forearm that extend the wrist and fingers.

Physical Therapy Guide to Pitcher's Elbow

Jun 18, 2021 / Guide

Pitcher’s elbow (medial apophysitis) occurs as a result of an injury or irritation to the inside of the elbow. It is most common in young athletes ages 11 to 15 who play sports with repeated overhead movements.

Choosing Physical Therapy for Tennis Elbow Outperforms Steroid Injections and Is Cost-Effective

Sep 19, 2023 / Article

Patients and referring providers have another reason to choose or recommend physical therapy to treat tennis elbow according to a report by the American Physical Therapy Association.

What Is Pitcher's Elbow?

May 3, 2017 / Health Tips

Pitcher's elbow, also known as medial epicondyle apophysitis, is a common injury that occurs among young baseball players.

Physical Therapy Guide to Elbow Fracture

Feb 11, 2016 / Guide

An elbow fracture is a bone break that occurs in the middle of the arm, in the elbow joint area.

Physical Therapy Guide to Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Oct 13, 2020 / Guide

Golfer's elbow or thrower's elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a condition that develops when the tendons on the inside of the forearm become irritated, inflamed, and painful.

Physical Therapy Guide to Biceps Tendon Rupture

Mar 1, 2023 / Guide

A biceps tendon rupture occurs when the biceps tendon attaching the biceps muscle to the shoulder or elbow is torn. It can cause pain near the shoulder or elbow, weakness, bruising or visual deformity.

Physical Therapy Guide to Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Jan 2, 2018 / Guide

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a common condition caused by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. It can cause discomfort and pain and may progress to a loss of hand function.

Physical Therapy Guide to Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Jul 1, 2018 / Guide

Ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, injuries generally occur when repeated stress damages the inside of the elbow, compromising stability.