Total elbow replacement

What is Total elbow replacement? Elbow is a complex joint where the hinge part of it helps in bending and straightening your arm and is also essential for rotation movement (turning palm towards ceiling and floor).  Total elbow joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which the entire elbow joint is replaced by an artificial joint.… Continue reading

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Tennis elbow

What is tennis elbow? Elbow joint is formed by three bones, humerus (arm bone), radius and ulna (forearm bones) supported by muscles and tendons. It is the second most mobile joint of the body. Tennis elbow is an inflammatory condition of the tendons that attach the muscles of the forearm to the bony prominence on… Continue reading

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Radial head fractures of the elbow

What is a Radial head fracture of the elbow? Radius is a forearm bone that runs from the elbow to wrist. It is one of the bones of the elbow joint that articulates with ulna (another forearm bone) and humerus (arm bone) to form the elbow joint. Radius is essential for elbow flexion/extension and also… Continue reading

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Olecranon fracture

What is Olecranon fracture? The elbow joint is formed by three bones, humerus (upper arm bone), ulna and radius (Forearm bones). Olecranon is a part of ulna that acts a cup (of elbow joint) in which lower end of the humerus fits in creating a hinge for the elbow movement. It is the bony tip… Continue reading

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Golfers elbow

What is Golfer’s elbow? Elbow joint is formed by three bones, humerus (arm bone), radius and ulna (forearm bones) supported by muscles and tendons. It is the second most mobile joint of the body. Golfer’s elbow or medial epicondylitis is an inflammatory condition of the tendons that attach muscles to the medial epicondyle (a bony… Continue reading

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