Olecranon Bursitis

Olecranon Bursitis

What is Olecranon Bursitis?

Olecranon Bursitis is inflammation of a small sac of fluid located on the tip of the elbow. This inflammation can cause many problems in the elbow. It can easily break if you experience a direct blow to the elbow or fall on a bent elbow.

Symptoms of Olecranon Bursitis

  • Sudden, intense pain
  • Unable to straighten elbow
  • Tenderness to the touch
  • Numbness in one or more fingers
  • Pain with movement of the joint


Causes of Olecranon Bursitis

  • A direct blow to the elbow
  • Constantly put pressure on the elbow


Treatment for Olecranon Bursitis


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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