Understanding Bursitis

July 25, 2018

Bursitis is a painful condition that impacts the small, fluid-filled sacs — called bursae (bur-SEE) — that cushion the tendons, bones, and muscles near your joints. Bursitis happens when bursae become swollen. The most frequent parts of the body for bursitis are in the elbow, shoulder, and hip. Buy, you can also have bursitis by your heel, knee, and on the base of your big toe. Bursitis often happens near…


What is Medial Epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)?

July 22, 2018

` Medial epicondylitis is regularly referred to as golfer’s elbow. Because it is known as “golfer’s elbow” does not mean that only golfers get and suffer from this condition. However; the golf swing is a frequent trigger of medial epicondylitis. Many other repetitive activities can also lead to golfer’s elbow: throwing, chopping wood with an ax, running a chainsaw, and leveraging many kinds of hand tools. Any movements that emphasize…


Understanding Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

July 21, 2018

Cubital tunnel syndrome occurs when the ulnar nerve, which moves through the cubital tunnel (a tunnel of the ligament, muscle, and bone) on the within the elbow, is damaged and becomes swollen, distended, and irritated. Cubital tunnel syndrome produces the pain that feels similar to the sensation you have when you hit the “funny bone” in the elbow. The “funny bone” in the elbow is not a bone but rather…