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Michael J. Sileo, MD, FAAOS

Board Certified
Orthopedic Surgery and
Sports Medicine

  • SHOULDER CONDITIONS

  • HIP CONDITIONS

  • KNEE CONDITIONS

  • SPORTS MEDICINE

Elbow

Normal Anatomy of the Elbow

How does the Elbow joint work?

Find out more in this web based movie

 

Lateral Epicondylitis

Lateral epicondylitis, commonly referred to as tennis elbow, is an overuse injury that causes inflammation of the tendons that attach to the bony prominence on the outside of the elbow.

For more information about Lateral Epicondylitis, click on below tabs.

 

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel release surgery is a surgery to correct the cubital tunnel syndrome. Cubital tunnel syndrome, also called ulnar nerve entrapment, is a condition caused by compression of the ulnar nerve in an area of the elbow known as cubital tunnel. The ulnar nerve travels down the back of the elbow behind a bony bump called medial epicondyle and through a passageway called cubital tunnel.

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Biceps Tendon Repair

The biceps muscle, located in the front of the upper arm allows you to bend the elbow and rotate the arm. Biceps tendons attach the biceps muscle to the bones in the shoulder and in the elbow.

Biceps tear can be complete or partial. Partial biceps tendon tears will not completely break the tendon. But, complete tendon tears will break the tendon into two parts.

Find out more about Bicep Ruptures from the following links.

 

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a common name for the elbow condition lateral epicondylitis. It is an overuse injury that causes inflammation of the tendons that attach to the bony prominence outside the elbow. It is a painful condition resulting from repeated muscle contractions in the forearm that leads to inflammation and microtears in the tendons that attach to the lateral epicondyle. The lateral epicondyle is a bony prominence that is felt on the outside of the elbow and the condition is more common in sports individuals playing tennis.

 

Interactive web based movies (click on the desired topic to find out more)

 

Elbow Fracture

 

Golfer’s Elbow

 

Elbow Sprain

 

UCL Reconstruction (Tommy John surgery)

 

PRP Injections

 

Click on the topics below to find out more from the orthopedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.