Elbow Injury Treatment in Kirkland, WA
As a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Camille Clinton delivers state-of-the-art treatment to patients experiencing elbow injuries. Dr. Clinton is dedicated to providing patient-centered care and takes the time to discuss all treatment options in an effort to preserve and improve patient lifestyles.
As a former athlete herself, Dr. Clinton understands the desire to return to the sports and activities you love and utilizes an individualized approach to ensure optimal care and results. Call (425) 899-4810 to schedule an appointment at our orthopedic surgery office in Kirkland, WA today!
Common Elbow Injuries
The most common elbow injuries usually overuse injuries and tendonitis or tendinopathy.
Tendinopathy occurs when a tendon is slightly degenerative and the overuse causes pain. This can occur on the outside of the elbow (tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis) inside of the elbow (golfers elbow or medial epicondylitis) or center of the elbow (biceps tendonitis).
The elbow is an important joint that connects the radius and ulna of the forearm to the humerus of the upper arm. When this joint becomes displaced or dislocated, it can cause very painful symptoms that may require surgical treatment depending on the degree of injury.
Elbow Injury Treatment
Most patients will have their symptoms resolve with nonoperative treatment which includes physical therapy, bracing, activity modification and sometimes injections. If symptoms don’t improve surgery is an option.
There are other more traumatic injuries that occur such as biceps tendon ruptures and ligament tears. These often require surgery to return to the prior level of function.
Schedule a Consultation for Elbow Injury Treatment
Dr. Camille Clinton is a fellowship-trained board-certified orthopedic surgeon that specializes in sports medicine. As a former athlete, she knows how important it is to ensure a safe and timely return to play. Call (425) 899-4810 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Clinton today!