Accessibility Tools

Blog

  • Assistive Devices for Patients With Elbow Arthritis

    When you are suffering from arthritis pain due to elbow arthritis, you may notice that it becomes more difficult to get dressed in the mornings, brush your teeth and reach for objects. If your arthritis pain also affects your wrists or finger joints

    Read more

  • Diagnosis of Arthritis of the Elbow

    Diagnosing degenerative elbow arthritis begins by telling your doctor details about injuries to your elbow joint, especially any previous dislocation. “Throwing athletes”, especially baseball pitchers, may be at higher risk of developing osteoarthritis

    Read more

  • Treating Arthritis of the Elbow

    Degenerative elbow arthritis treatment can be divided into the non-surgical means to control the symptoms and the surgical procedures available to treat the condition. Surgery is usually not considered until it has become impossible to control the symptoms

    Read more

  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Elbow Arthritis

    The examination of an arthritic elbow can reveal stiffness and roughness of the joint and may show instability as well. X-rays often show narrowing of the space between the bones of the arm and forearm, often to the point that bone is touching bone

    Read more

  • Elbow Arthritis: Injections for Elbow Pain Caused by Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In cases of rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow, cortisone injections have been found to temporarily help ease the pain and swelling. Corticosteroids, also known as glucocorticoids, refer to a group of naturally occurring human hormones.

    Read more

  • Olecranon Bursitis

    Olecranon bursitis is the inflammation of a small sac of fluid located on the tip of the elbow. This inflammation can cause many problems in the elbow. The olecranon bursa is located between the tip, or point, of the elbow (called the olecranon)

    Read more

  • Symptoms of Elbow Bursitis

    Pain is the main problem with degenerative arthritis. Initially, it is related to activity. Once activity begins pain is minor, but after resting for several minutes the pain and stiffness increase. When the condition worsens, pain may be present

    Read more

  • Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow

    Elbow arthritis may be surgically treated with a procedure called interposition arthroplasty. With interposition surgery, the surgeon places new soft tissue between the damaged surfaces of the elbow joint. The soft tissue forms a false joint

    Read more

  • Elbow Replacement Surgery

    When you arrive for an elbow replacement operation, your surgeon will give you either a “general anesthetic” that will help you sleep through the entire operation or a “regional anesthetic” that only blocks some nerves to the elbow and arm. If your doctors

    Read more

  • How Will You Know When You’re Ready for Elbow Replacement Surgery?

    Elbow arthritis results from joint surface destruction caused by normal wear and tear, joint inflammation, previous elbow injuries or elbow surgeries. Joint destruction often causes elbow stiffness and pain, and makes normal elbow movements more difficult

    Read more

FirstPrevious | Pages 5 6 7 8 9 [10] 11 12 13 of 13 | Next | Last
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Pediatrics
  • North American Spine Society
  • OrthoConnect logo