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Elbow Pain

Repetitive motion is often a cause of elbow pain, and the pain may get worse when you move your arm or do simple activities.
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One diagnosis may be tennis elbow, a form of tendonitis, is the degeneration of your tendon near the elbow joint (lateral epicondyle). It occurs when the tissues that attach muscle to bone are overworked and become irritated. Symptoms include pain on the outside of your elbow, often extending down the forearm.

There are causes of elbow pain besides tendonitis. If elbow pain is affecting your daily activities, let a M Health Fairview specialists help you get back to pain-free living.

Our Approach

M Health Fairview physicians provide the most up-to-date, effective treatments for all forms of joint pain. The care team at our Orthopedic Clinic is dedicated to delivering excellent care, innovative research, and meaningful educational programs for all of our patients.

Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

Joint Surgery

Joints are subject to great stress as they bear weight and enable us to move freely. If it becomes necessary, surgeons can repair many joints in the body, including hips, knees, etc. Joint surgery can reduce pain, swelling, and stiffness that limit mobility and interfere with everyday life.
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Tommy John Elbow Reconstruction

Tears to a ligament can't simply be stitched together. A surgical reconstruction is needed to repair your UCL. To do that, our surgeons replace your torn ligament with a tissue graft, often a tendon from your own body, to promote new ligament tissue growth.
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Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a frequently used procedure by orthopedic surgeons to examine, diagnose, and treat disorders inside a joint. Arthroscopic surgery is an option for a number of medical conditions, including: achilles tendonitis, arthritis, bone fracture, heel spur, herniated disc, and more.
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Fracture Care and Surgery

When our bones encounter a trauma, they can break. These breaks can be small, fine breaks called stress fractures, often in the lower leg and foot, or they can be more serious breaks in the hips and back.
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Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Surgery

There are a wide range of injuries, disorders and joint conditions that can affect hands, wrists, and elbows of you or your child. These might be due to sports injuries, one of several forms of arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more.
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Casting, Bracing, and Splinting

Injuries to bones often require immobilization through a cast, brace, or splint. Other reasons include genetic disorders, such as scoliosis, as well as surgeriews where an intervention is required in order for the affected area to heal properly.
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There may be other treatments, test, and procedures for this diagnosis, including:

  • Medical Management

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