Elbow

Pain

The elbow joint allows your arms to bend and your hands to turn. However, its comparatively small size makes it prone to a variety of overuse injuries and fractures. The elbow specialists at Capital Orthopaedics provide a range of nonsurgical and surgical procedures to treat the various causes of elbow pain.

Our Specialists

Gregory Yanish, MD
Todd Peterson, DO

Common Sources of Pain

The elbow is a complex joint composed of bones, ligaments and tendons that provide a unique range of motion. It is most susceptible to overuse injuries, as seen in athletes.

  • Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Fractures

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Conditions & Diseases

  • Biceps Tendon Tear/Strain
  • Bursitis of the Elbow
  • Chronic Elbow Instability
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fractures (Distal Humerus, Radial or Ulnar Head)
  • Elbow Spurs
  • Golfer’s Elbow - Medial Epicondylitis
  • Olecranon Fracture
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Triceps Tendon Rupture
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Tear

Treatments & Procedures

  • Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
  • Bursitis Impingement Surgery
  • Closed Reduction (Elbow)
  • Elbow Arthritis Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Golfer's Elbow - Medial Epicondylitis Surgery
  • Non-Operative Elbow Bursitis Treatment
  • Non-Operative Golfer’s Elbow Treatment
  • Non-Operative Tennis Elbow Treatment
  • Non-Operative Treatment for Elbow Fractures
  • Olecranon Fracture Surgery
  • Orthobiologics
  • Radial Head Fracture Surgery
  • Tenex FAST Procedure
  • Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis Surgery
  • Triceps Tendon Repair

Treatment & Procedures

  • Autograft (UCL Tear)
  • Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
  • Bursitis Impingement Surgery
  • Closed Reduction (Elbow)
  • Elbow Bursitis Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Elbow Spur Treatment
  • Non Operative Elbow Fracture Treatment
  • Olecranon Fracture Surgery
  • Orthobiologics
  • Radial Head Fracture Surgery
  • Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis Surgery
  • Triceps Tendon Repair

Non-Surgical Procedures

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Prevention

While not all sources of elbow pain can be avoided, there are things you can do to help prevent chronic pain from overuse. These include:

  • Stretch Before and After Exercise
  • Strengthen Forearm Muscles
  • Learn Proper Sport Techniques

Choose Experience & Expertise

If you are suffering from joint or tissue pain, call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.