If you’ve suffered a direct blow to your elbow or tried to break a fall with it, you could have fractured it. An elbow fracture is a break in one of the bones that form the elbow. It usually occurs in the bony protrusion of the elbow. Symptoms of an elbow fracture include pain, swelling, [Read More]
What is Olecranon Bursitis?
Olecranon bursitis is an elbow condition that causes pain, swelling, and redness in the tip of the elbow. The tip of the elbow houses the olecranon bursa. A bursa is a thin sac filled with fluid. There are many bursae distributed throughout the body. Bursae provide cushioning between bones and soft [Read More]
How Elbow Bursitis Is Treated
Bursitis is a painful condition that involves inflammation of the bursae, the fluid-filled sacs that cushion joints throughout the body. A bursa may become inflamed for various reasons such as overuse or trauma and is characterized by swelling, redness, and stiff and achy joints. The large joints of [Read More]