Elbow osteoarthritis is wear of the elbow joint, most commonly due to an injury in the past or rheumatoid arthritis. Pain at night, at rest or in the early morning as well as painful movements are typical symptoms.
Tennis- and golfer’s elbow are painful and irritable conditions around the outer and inner elbow (respectively). The dominant arm is affected most commonly. They are caused by overstraining, both in activities of daily living and sports. Patients complain of pain directly over the inner or outer elbow as well as pain when overstretching the wrist or fingers.
This is an inflammation of the bursa directly over the elbow and is caused by mechanical overstraining or direct injury to the bursa. It causes a swollen, fluctuating, red and warm swelling. Bursitis can be categorised into acute or chronic, whereby the chronic from is often caused by prolonged deskwork.