Seaside Surgery Center Blog

Sharing news of note and informative articles on joint conditions


  • Radial tunnel syndrome

    Radial tunnel syndrome happens when the radial nerve is squeezed where it passes through a tunnel, formed by muscles and bone, near the elbow. This is called the radial tunnel. Passing through the radial tunnel, the radial nerve runs below the supinator muscle. The supinator muscle lets you twist your hand clockwise. This is the motion of using a screwdriver to tighten a screw…. Read More

  • Tennis elbow

    Tennis elbow occurs when the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB) tendon becomes inflamed. The medical term for “tennis elbow” is Lateral Epicondylitis, because the Lateral Epicondyle tendon is what secures the ECRB to the elbow joint. The ECRB tendon attaches your forearm muscles to the joint. Those muscles reach all the way down your arm… Read More

  • Cubital tunnel syndrome

    Cubital tunnel syndrome involves a part of your elbow commonly referred to as the “funny bone,” but there is nothing funny about cubital tunnel syndrome! Have you ever awakened in the morning to find your hand is still “asleep”? You might be experiencing numbness or tingling in your arm; your pinky and ring fingers may be… Read More

  • Biceps tendon tears

    Biceps tendon tears affect an area of our bodies long given to romanticism. They’ve been nicknamed “guns,” “pipes,” and “pythons.” They’re why Popeye eats his spinach. They’re where macho men sport elegant, flowery tattoos proclaiming their devotion to “Mom.” Rosie the Riveter rolled up her sleeve and became the nation’s wartime heroine with hers. They’re… Read More