A snapping or popping sound in your shoulder may be indicative of Biceps Tendonitis. In sports, Biceps Tendonitis may occur when an elbow is straightened suddenly against a force, such as during a tackle in football.
Biceps/Triceps Tendon Tears
Within your arm are the biceps and the triceps muscles, which are frequently injured by athletes while playing various sports. Attached to both the biceps and the triceps are tendons which connect the muscles to the bone.
Commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis occurs when the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow are overused. Elbow pain resulting from the repetitive motion of the elbow generally first appears in athletes as a pain in the outer elbow.
Commonly referred to as Golfer’s Elbow, Medial Epicondylitis occurs when the tendons which join the muscles on the inside of the elbow are overused. The repetitive motion of a golf swing.
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)
Commonly referred to as the Funny Bone, the Ulnar Nerve runs from the collarbone all the way through to your small fingers. When this nerve becomes compressed near the elbow, tingling or numbness in the fingers and arm may appear.
In instances where surgery is not required to treat your sports injury, Dr. Nadel is pleased to offer a variety of non-surgical treatments to alleviate your pain while you recover.