Tendinitis of the elbow is the usual suspect resulting in cases of elbow pain. Frequently seen in individuals who utilize repetitive motions such as swinging a golf club (golfers elbow) or tennis racket (tennis elbow).
Types of Elbow pain
Usually identified asbone pain in the forearm or musclepain in the biceps, triceps
May radiate to upper and lower arm muscles, tendons, and ligaments
It may result in neuropathic hand pain
Causes of Elbow pain
- Golfers elbow
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Osteochondritis dissecans
- Dislocated elbow
- Fracture of any arm bone
- Tennis elbow
- Pinched nerve
- Trapped ulnar nerve
Symptoms of Elbow Pain
- Numbness, tingling, burning, or pins and needles
- Cubital tunnel syndrome typically manifests as hand pain
- Numbness and tingling in the ring or pinky finger
- Elbow stiffness
- Weakness of hand or arm
Complications and Risks
Severe injuries to the elbow can impair nerve function and blood flow to the lower extremity resulting in functional loss or necrosis of lower extremity.
- Repetitive throwing and swinging motions
- Bicep/Tricep injuries may increase risk
- Contact sports
- Age increases risk
This procedure involves the injection of an irritant into the soft tissue of a joint that is experiencing pain with the objective of providing pain relief. It basically kick starts the joint and body’s healing mechanism.
Prolotherapy and other injectable-based procedures for the treatment of injured joints, ligaments and tendons.
Autologous fat transfer, without enzymes, manipulation or expansion, for the alleviation of knee, shoulder, and joint pain.
Derived from autologous (your own) bone marrow tissue for the treatment of knee, shoulder and joint pain.