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The specialty-trained elbow doctors at Desert Orthopaedic Center are the region's leading experts in assessing, diagnosing, and treating elbow injuries and conditions.
The reasons people experience elbow pain vary widely, and if you consider the many ways the joint can twist and move, it's easy to understand how it could be prone to injury. For instance, someone might bump an elbow into a wall or door or cause damage to it by performing a repetitive sports movement. In addition to these types of injuries, people who are older often develop elbow pain due to arthritis or wear-and-tear issues, or the elbow can become damaged through injury or disease.
Common Conditions Seen by an Elbow Doctor
- A tear to one of the biceps
- Arthritis or bursitis
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Elbow fractures
- Golfer's elbow
- Hyperextended elbow
- Injuries to the tendons
- Sprained elbow
- Tennis elbow
- The bone seems out of place or dislocated
- Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) damage
If you are suffering from any of the following common symptoms, it is recommended you seek nonsurgical care or surgical treatment from an elbow specialist near you:
- Experiencing pain when bending or extending the elbow
- Hand weakness or difficulty using the hand
- Pain that travels down from the shoulder into the elbow and sometimes the wrist
- Tingling sensation
At Desert Orthopaedic Center, our specialists understand that elbow pain can impact the quality of life for a patient. While conservative or minimally invasive treatment options are recommended first, your injury or condition may require a more advanced type of treatment, such as elbow surgery. Our surgeons use the newest techniques and cutting-edge technologies. Common procedures and techniques used by our surgeons include the following:
- Arthroscopic surgery of the elbow
- Elbow replacement
- Fracture care
- Ligament reconstruction
- Reconstruction of the elbow
- Tendon repair
Our doctors are committed to delivering specialized care and a customized treatment plan focused on the needs of the patient so you are able to return to your daily activities quickly and safely.
Contact us today to consult with a specialist at Desert Orthopaedic Center. Please call (702) 731-4088 or request an appointment online to be seen at one of our locations in Las Vegas, Nevada, our Central Office, Northwest Office, or Southwest Office, or at our location in Henderson, Nevada.
Choose Excellence at Desert Orthopaedic Center
With years of experience and advanced training devoted to the care of the elbow, our specialty-trained elbow doctors at Desert Orthopaedic Center are the region's experts in accurately diagnosing and effectively treating elbow injuries and conditions, and they are dedicated to working with you to develop an appropriate treatment plan suited to your unique needs and goals.
Our elbow surgeons, Dr. John Baldauf, Dr. Roger Fontes, Dr. Chad Hanson, Dr. Lawrence Huff, Dr. Michael Lee, Dr. Michael Miao, Dr. William Stewart, and Dr. Richard Winder, have the knowledge and expertise to accurately diagnose and effectively treat your elbow injury or condition.
To consult with an elbow specialist at our practice, please request an appointment online or call (702) 731-4088.