“Sell the Boat.” An Orthopedist’s Insight on Elbow Pain
Guest: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@JonBarlowMD)
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Golfer’s Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Boat-antifouling-pain-elbow…medial and lateral epicondylitis can result from a variety of repetitive activities. Dr. Jon Barlow lays out the differences between some commonly seen elbow pain generators and extends the discussion to radial tunnel syndrome, olecranon bursitis, stress fractures, and more.
Dr. Barlow shares recommendations for treatment, including why you shouldn’t use steroid injections for elbow pain, when bracing may be beneficial, how to determine ulnar nerve involvement in medial epicondylitis, and ruling out referred pain.