Blog Posts - Upper Arm Bone



Tennis Elbow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis is a very common injury that results from overuse, injury, or strain of the tendon that attaches the forearm muscles to the boney part of the outside of the elbow. Called tennis elbow because tennis pla...
by Tennis Blog on May 20, 2011

What is the quadrilateral space syndrome (QSS)? My older brother is a javelin thrower in track and field events. Now he can’t compete because of this QSS problem.

What is the quadrilateral space syndrome (QSS)? My older brother is a javelin thrower in track and field events. Now he can’t compete because of this QSS problem. Quadrilateral space syndrome is a rare but potentially disabling condition affect...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on May 13, 2011

Can Tennis Elbow Surgery Help You? | We Care

Elbow Replacement Your Elbow Surgery The elbow is a hinge joint consisting of three bones. The upper part of the hinge is at the end of the upper arm bone (humerus), and the lower part of the hinge is at the top of the two forearm bones (radius and u...
by Tennis Blog on May 11, 2011

I had my shoulder joint resurfaced and also had a second surgery, but apparently the first implant wasn’t even loose. What could have been causing me pain?

I had my shoulder joint resurfaced in an effort to avoid a total shoulder replacement. It didn’t work and I ended up with a second surgery. But it turns out the first implant wasn’t even loose. What could have been causing all my painful...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 22, 2011

Have you ever heard of an HAGL tear? What kind of an injury is this?

Have you ever heard of an HAGL tear? That’s what my rugby-playing son got at his final championship game. He says it was worth it but he may never play again. What kind of an injury is this? HAGL describes a humeral avulsion of the glenohumeral...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 1, 2011

What is bursitis? I’ve heard of it and wonder if that’s what’s causing my shoulder pain.

What is bursitis? I’ve heard of it and wonder if that’s what’s causing my shoulder pain. Bursitis is an infection, irritation, or inflammation of a bursa. The bursa is a small fluid-filled sac or cushion. There are many bursae throu...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Mar 16, 2011

Arm Exercise For RIPPED Arms!

The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the intensive workouts that their bodies will eventually be subjected to. Obviously successful bodybuilding involves bringing together disparate elements such as nutrition an...


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