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Elbow

Known for its funny bone (which is nothing to laugh at when you bang it), the elbow can affect almost every arm movement, from washing your hair to playing tennis.

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Find out how to get relief for an ulnar nerve entrapment of the elbow

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Find out how to treat your golfer's elbow

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Find out how to treat your elbow sprain

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It's normal for your elbow to pop once in a while. But if the clicking, popping, or snapping is persistent and it causes pain, when you bend or straighten your arm, you may have a treatable condition.

Tennis elbow is an overuse injury that causes pain in the forearm near the elbow. And it’s not only from playing tennis. It affects the tendons that attach to the outside of the elbow.

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A dislocated elbow occurs when the upper arm bone separates from the two bones that form the forearm. It’s common in young children. It usually occurs after a high-impact injury, like a fall. You may need to get the elbow pushed back into place. And you’ll have to keep it still with a sling for a few weeks.

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A swollen elbow can get in the way of activities of daily living and things we enjoy such as sports (think golf and tennis). You may experience swelling, pain when bending or touching the elbow, redness, or warmth.

Elbow pain should not be ignored. Conditions that can cause severe symptoms involve multiple areas of the elbow. Learn about the 7 most common causes of elbow pain.

Sharp pain in the elbow can be caused by overuse injury, acute injury, or nerve compression located in the elbow or neck. Common causes of sharp outer elbow pain include tennis or golfer's elbow, and elbow dislocation, or an elbow sprain.

Your elbow pain is normal and unlikely to be caused by a serious illness. If the elbow pain becomes severe, see a physician to diagnose your elbow pain symptoms

Tennis elbow is an overuse injury that causes pain in the forearm near the elbow. And it’s not only from playing tennis. It affects the tendons that attach to the outside of the elbow.

It's normal for your elbow to pop once in a while. But if the clicking, popping, or snapping is persistent and it causes pain, when you bend or straighten your arm, you may have a treatable condition.

A swollen elbow can get in the way of activities of daily living and things we enjoy such as sports (think golf and tennis). You may experience swelling, pain when bending or touching the elbow, redness, or warmth.

Sharp pain in the elbow can be caused by overuse injury, acute injury, or nerve compression located in the elbow or neck. Common causes of sharp outer elbow pain include tennis or golfer's elbow, and elbow dislocation, or an elbow sprain.

Your elbow pain is normal and unlikely to be caused by a serious illness. If the elbow pain becomes severe, see a physician to diagnose your elbow pain symptoms

Elbow pain should not be ignored. Conditions that can cause severe symptoms involve multiple areas of the elbow. Learn about the 7 most common causes of elbow pain.