Testing & Diagnosis for Little League Elbow in Children

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Contact the Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program

  • 1-617-355-6021
  • International: +01-617-355-5209
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Your child’s doctor will want to know all about his sports history:

•   how many sports he plays each year
•   how many leagues per sport and
•   how often he throws on a weekly basis.

The doctor will examine the elbow to see how well it moves around, where the pain is and whether there is swelling. An X-ray, which will show any changes that might have occurred where the cartilage meets the bone, and it will also show any damage to the growth plate.
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For Patients: 617-355-6000
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