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Tennis And Golfers Elbow

Did you know that many of the golfers/tennis elbow patients did not get injured playing golf or tennis? In fact, almost 90% of these injuries are due to labor related occupations with repetitive activities requiring repetitive gripping.

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Bursitis

Have you recently had a blow to your elbow or lean on your elbows for prolonged periods? This can cause a pocket of fluid on the tip of your elbow called bursitis.

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Osteoarthritis

Did you know that Osteoarthritis is one of the top causes of disability in older adults? People with a history of injury such as a fracture of the elbow, older people and people who have a family history of Osteoarthritis.

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Elbow Dislocation

Elbow dislocations are rare but can happen with a fall on an outstretched arm. Many dislocations are sports related; however, genetics can play a role in dislocations due to loose ligaments.

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Ligament Injuries

Did you know that many elbow ligament injuries do not require surgery? The bones in the elbow do a good job of maintaining the alignment of the joint helping with the stability of the elbow. Even though the joint is stable, it could still be stiff and painful.

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Elbow Fractures

Elbow fractures are not only caused by a fall but can be due to a direct impact or twisting motion to the arm. If the fracture sight is at low risk of moving, it is possible to treat with a sling and splint and may not require surgery.

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Sports Health Northwest, Inc
12672 NW Barnes RD, STE 100
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: 503-747-6376
Fax: 503-530-8406
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