Muscular and Nerve Conditions Causing Elbow Pain

Elbow pain and restriction may be caused by muscular or nerve compression/entrapment conditions. This article does not discuss tendon injuries (golfer’s or tennis elbow), but only biomechanical problems that are muscular related. Injuries to the muscles that contribute to elbow pain may come from sudden trauma, static position, mechanical pressure or gradual repetition of an […]

What is Causing My Elbow Pain

A common cause of elbow pain occurs from repetitive recreational or work activities using the forearm. For example, tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis and golfer’s elbow or medial epicondylitis are two common complaints that produce elbow problems and limit activities with the injured arm. Osteoarthritis is discussed as a condition that results from repetitive or significant prior elbow injuries. This article […]

Stretching Exercises for the Upper Extremities

This article outlines basic stretches for the upper extremities. These stretches are meant to provide you with some stretching activity that can provide relief for stiffness and tightness in the muscles and joints. They can help you get ready for everyday work routines from repetitive activities like knitting and sewing to athletic competition. Basic stretching exercises […]