Elbow Specialist in NY & NJ
The Center of Musculoskeletal Disorders provides specialized care for elbow injuries and issues. We utilize the most advanced non-surgical and advanced surgical treatments. We strive to find the best non-operative approach to address elbow condition.
Most elbow conditions are commonly caused by tendon overuse, commonly due to sports related activities. Are staff of pain specialist, sports medicine and orthopedic doctors diagnosis and offer our patients the best methods to treat their elbow condition.
It is recommend that you contact a doctor to assess elbow related symptoms including: pain around the elbow tendon, throbbing pain, swelling, tenderness or a pinching sensation.
Elbow Conditions & Injuries
Our orthopedic doctors provide effective treatments to restore your mobility, function and relieve pain. Common elbow conditions and disorder include:
- Olecranon Bursitis (Popeye Elbow)
- Pitcher’s Elbow
- Radial Tunnel Syndrome
- Repetitive Motion Disorders
- Sports Injuries
- Tendinitis (Tendonitis)
- Tendon or Ligament Injury
- Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
- Tricep Tear
- Ulnar Nerve Compression & Injuries
Bursitis, cubital tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow are examples of conditions that can result from overuse. More severe elbow injuries are typically the result of a fracture or trauma.
Our specialist may also examine the nerve pathways running to and through the elbow to rule out irritation. A specialist may recommend a CAT scan, X-ray or MRI to help assess and diagnose your elbow disorder.
Conservative Elbow Treatment
Elbow pain can become chronic if not treated in a prompt and careful manner. Early treatment options may include non-invasive options like a brace, exercise or physical therapy. Our experts have an extensive knowledge and advanced training using non-surgical methods and techniques to treat elbow pain.
- Activity Modification
- Anti-Inflammatory Medications
- Cortisone Injections
- Ice (Cold Packs)
The majority of patients with an elbow disorder will be able to reduce pain using a combination of conservative treatments. Elbow conditions that don’t respond to conservative measures may require surgery to relieve pain and restore functionality to the limb.
Elbow surgery may be required to treat specific conditions. Fractures and dislocations are example of elbow injuries that can require surgery to restore normally functionality and relieve pain. Depending on the condition, elbow surgery may be done as an arthroscopic procedure or an open procedure.
- Arthritis Surgery
- Arthroscopic Surgery
- Distal Biceps Repair
- Cubital Tunnel Surgery
- Elbow Fracture Surgery
- Elbow Arthroscopic Debridement
- Elbow Interpositional Arthroplasty
- Elbow Synovectomy
- Medial Epicondyle Release
- Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation
- Radial Head Replacement
- Radial Tunnel Release
- Tennis Elbow Surgery
- Tricep Repair
- Tommy John Surgery
- Total Elbow Replacement
- Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
- Ulnar Nerve Anterior Transposition
An arthroscopic procedure may be recommended to treat conditions like tennis elbow and osteoarthritis. If elbow movement is restricted due to scar tissue or the area contains loose pieces of cartilage or bone, these conditions may also be treated arthroscopically.
Open traditional procedures is typical used to treat bone fractures, golfer’s elbow, ulnar nerve compression, and to repair damaged ligaments. Elbow joint replacement surgery is also done as an open procedure.
Schedule An Appointment With An Elbow Doctor
The Center For Musculoskeletal Disorders makes every effort to provide exceptional medical care. We have helped patients manage a variety of elbow conditions and disorders ranging from degenerative diseases like arthritis and bursitis to complex joint replacement. To schedule a consultation with an orthopedic specialist, contact The Center For Musculoskeletal Disorders.