Elbow Conditions

Treatment/Condition

Definition

Artificial Joint Replacement of the Elbow Artificial Joint Replacement of the Elbow	Procedure in which the elbow joint is replaced with an artificial one. Usually used to treat arthritis of the elbow.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Cubital Tunnel Syndrome	Condition that affects the ulnar nerve where it crosses the inside edge of the elbow.

Distal Biceps Rupture Distal Biceps Rupture	Occurs when the tendon attaching the biceps muscle to the elbow is torn from the bone.
Elbow Anatomy Elbow Anatomy	Learn more about the elbow and how to prevent elbow injuries.
Elbow Dislocation Elbow Dislocation	Occurs when the joint surfaces of an elbow are forced apart.



Elbow Fusion Elbow Fusion	Treatment for arthritis of the elbow.

Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow	Surgical treatment in which new tissue is placed between the damaged surfaces of the elbow.
Lateral Epicondylitis Lateral Epicondylitis	Repetitive strain in the muscle and tendons of the forearm. Also known as "tennis elbow."
Medial Epicodylitis Medial Epicodylitis	Repetitive strain in the muscle and tendons of the forearm. Also known as "golfer's elbow."
Olecranon Bursitis Olecranon Bursitis	Inflammation of a small sac of fluid located on the tip of the elbow.
Osteoarthritis of the Elbow Osteoarthritis of the Elbow	Extra wear and tear on the surfaces of the joint.



Radial Tunnel Syndrome Radial Tunnel Syndrome	When the radial nerve is squeezed where it passes through a tunnel near the elbow.
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries	When the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) becomes stretched, frayed or torn through the stress of repetitive throwing motions.
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction	Repair of the UCL after injury through repetitive throwing motions.