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What is the most frequently injured bursa in the elbow?

The olecranon bursa is the most frequently injured bursa in the elbow. It's at the point of your elbow, in between the skin and the bone.

(This answer provided for NATA by the Southern Utah University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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