II. Pathophysiology

  1. Tendinopathy at triceps insertion
  2. Occurs with weight lifting or repetitive elbow extension against resistance (pushing)

III. Symptoms

  1. Posterior Elbow pain with pushing motion (elbow extension against resistance)

IV. Signs

  1. Posterior Elbow pain with extension against resistance
  2. Triceps insertion tenderness to palpation

V. Management

  1. Avoid provocative activities (especially pushing heavy objects)
  2. RICE-M
  3. NSAIDs
  4. Consider physical therapy

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