Pediatrics

Q and A: Just a little tug can cause nursemaid's elbow

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a 2-year-old daughter who loves to swing in between my husband and me as we walk. But a friend told me that wasn't safe because she could develop nursemaid's elbow. Can you explain the condition?

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Spring sprains: Sports injury season begins

As youth spring sports kick into high gear, it's important to know about injury prevention and treatment, an expert says.

Radiology & Imaging

An improved elbow MRI view for Major League Baseball pitchers

According to a pilot study published in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the flexed elbow valgus external rotation (FEVER) view can improve MRI evaluation of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in Major League ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Understanding 'golfer's elbow

Dear Mayo Clinic: About a month ago, I began experiencing pain in my elbow. I experience this almost constantly, but it is worst whenever I try to lift anything, no matter how heavy. The pain moves from my elbow down my inner ...

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Elbow

The human elbow is the region surrounding the elbow-joint—the ginglymus or hinge joint in the middle of the arm. Three bones form the elbow joint: the humerus of the upper arm, and the paired radius and ulna of the forearm.

The bony prominence at the very tip of the elbow is the olecranon process of the ulna, and the inner aspect of the elbow is called the antecubital fossa.

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