Your elbow is one of the most critical and active joints in the human body. We treat the full range of elbow injuries and conditions.
Tendonitis, fractures, dislocations, infection and arthritis are among the most common elbow injuries and ailments we treat. However, more complex traumas from sports injuries, work accidents and osteoporosis challenges are also routine at Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center. Our experienced elbow specialists have the experience needed for accurate diagnosis of elbow injuries, conditions and degenerative disease complications.
Causes of Elbow Injury and Reduction in Mobility
Many things can cause elbow pain and reduce mobility. Among the most common is tendinitis which is an inflammation or injury to the tendons that anchor to bone at the elbow. Generally, tendinitis is a sports related injury often experienced by golfers and tennis players. Repetitive activities that involve the elbow can also result in tendinitis. Other causes of elbow injury include strains, dislocations, sprains, arthritis and bursitis.
Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center offers expert surgical care for every kind of elbow injury including traumatic injuries and chronic conditions associated with arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis as well as complex surgeries like joint replacement.
Some of the elbow conditions we treat include:
- Bursitis of the Elbow
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Elbow Instability
- Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
- Ligament Sprains / Strains / Tears
- Medial Collateral Ligament Sprains / Strains / Tears
- Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
- Radial Tunnel Syndrome
- Radial Nerve Dysfunction
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Tendon Injuries
- Triceps Tendon Inflammation / Rupture
- Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprains / Strains / Tears