Kenneth J. Koval MD


Elbow Bursitis and Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain

Bursitis or a tendon injury (tendinopathy) in the elbow causes soreness or pain in the elbow region, particularly when the arm is in motion. Pressing on the affected area will also cause pain. The epicondyles are the bony bumps you can feel on the inside and outside of your elbow. Tendinopathy or epicondylopathy is a…

Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy)

Is this topic for you? The heel and elbow joints are common sites of tendon injuries. For more information about tendon injuries in these areas, see the topics Achilles Tendon Problems and Tennis Elbow. This topic does not address severe tendon tears or ruptures. To help you assess a tendon injury, see the topic…

Bursitis of the Hip

Bursitis of the hip is inflammation of one or both of the bursae (plural of bursa) found between the hip bone and the muscles on the outside of the hip. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that cushions and lubricates areas of the body where friction is likely to occur. Examples of such areas include between two bones…

Ciática

Ilustración: Copyright 2000 Nucleus Communications, Inc. Todos los derechos reservados. http://www.nucleusinc.com El nervio ciático es el nervio más largo y más grande del cuerpo, formado por raíces nerviosas que salen de la médula espinal en la parte baja de la espalda. El nervio desciende por la nalga y luego sus…