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Medial Epicondylitis

Medial epicondylitis, commonly referred to golfer’s elbow, is characterized by pain on the inside (medial side) of the elbow. Pain associated with medial epicondylitis often develops due to overuse of the forearm muscles that attach to the medial epicondyle. The medial epicondyle is the bony projection of the humerus bone (long bone of the arm) where the forearm muscles attach to the elbow

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Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)

Ulnar nerve entrapment is a condition that occurs when the ulnar nerve is compressed, or “trapped,” somewhere along its path through the arm. The ulnar nerve is one of three major nerves in the arm that runs from the neck down to the hand. When the ulnar nerve is compressed in the elbow, this is referred to as cubital tunnel syndrome.

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Elbow Arthritis

Osteoarthritis of the elbow is defined by the loss or damage to the cartilage, either by it being worn down over time or damaged due to injury. Osteoarthritis is not very common in the elbow: It most often occurs in joints that bear much of the body’s weight, like the hips or knees. Elbow arthritis can result in pain and affect the arm’s range of motion, making it difficult to participate in some sports.

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We suggested this condition because you mentioned these symptoms:

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