Category Archives: Elbow Pain

Elbow Pain may not be What you Think

Elbow pain is a pretty common reason to see the doctor. We consult with patients of all ages who complain of pain that originates somewhere in the elbow. Sometimes, pain stems from a known injury, but there are other reasons that problems in this joint may occur. Often, it is nothing more than degeneration. The […]


Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries

Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries There are a plethora of injuries that can occur while playing  sports. Certain body parts are more prone to injury depending on the sport. Below are the top 10 most common sport injuries: Knee Injuries – About 55% of sports injuries are knee injuries and about a quarter of […]


Alternative to Tommy John Elbow Surgery

Recently, MLB’s Los Angeles Angels starting pitchers Garrett Richards and Andrew Heaney were both presumed to be out for the season due to tears in their ulnar collateral ligaments in their respective throwing elbows. This type of injury is what leads to Tommy John surgery.  This surgical procedure consists of extracting a healthy tendon from […]


Is your Golf Game Causing Tennis Elbow?

When the tendons of the elbow become inflamed, the condition is referred to as “tennis elbow.” Contrary to how it may seem, this area of inflammation affects more than just tennis players. If golf is your sport of choice, but you have limited range of motion in your wrist or pain on the inside of […]