Triceps Tendonitis

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Triceps Tendonitis

This is an inflammation of a tendon at the back of your elbow. It's called the "triceps" tendon. It anchors your upper arm's triceps muscle to the ulna (one of the bones of your forearm).

What is triceps tendonitis?

This detailed video describes the condition of triceps tendonitis, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options may include rest, ice, compression and elevation. You may benefit from medication and physical therapy. Other options may also help. If these aren't helpful, you may need surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.