Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is a pathology affecting the elbow most commonly in adolescent student-athletes.
OCD has been associated with acute injuries as well as long term repetitive impact to the joint (overuse injuries). It may also be related to problems with blood supply. OCD is a condition that typically affects young athletes who engage in sports that involve repetitive stress on the elbow are at risk.
ROCKET is a group of medical providers across the US with a focus on improving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) of the elbow.