What is Elbow Hyperextension Injury?

Elbow hyperextension injury occurs when the elbow is bent back the wrong way. This type of injury will occur more frequently in contact sports. The elbow pain is caused when the elbow is forced to bend the wrong way or hyperextend causing damage to the ligaments and structures of the elbow.

What are the causes?

  • A direct blow to the elbow backwards

What are the symptoms?

  • Swellness
  • Stiffness
  • Numberness

What are the treatment?