Elbow Surgery

Many of our elbow orthopedic surgeons treat conditions of the elbow and perform elbow surgery. Some of the elbow conditions treated by Beaumont orthopedic surgeons include:

Bone and Joint Problems of the Elbow

  • fractures and dislocations
  • arthritis (including arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement)
  • joint contractures
  • heterotopic ossification ("extra bone") 

Muscle, Tendon, and Ligament

  • tendon lacerations or ruptures (distal biceps tendon, triceps tendon)
  • ligament and cartilage injuries (including collateral ligaments and osteochondral defects)
  • tendon inflammation and epicondylitis (biceps tendonitis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow)

Nerve

  • nerve laceration or palsy (via repair or tendon transfer)
  • nerve compression (cubital tunnel syndrome)

Skin and Soft Tissue Issues

  • ganglion cysts, other masses in the elbow
  • infections, burns, or contractures
  • skin grafts

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