Orthopedic Surgery - Shoulder & Elbow
Orthopedic shoulder and elbow surgery involve the diagnosis and treatment of the shoulder and the elbow. Surgery is performed to treat and correct degeneration and disorders. Shoulder conditions which may need treatment includes AC joint shoulder separation, arthritis, broken collarbone, bursitis, frozen shoulder, impingement, rotator cuff tear, tendonitis Elbow pain, numbness, weak fingers, muscle wasting, or hand deformity may be the result of elbow nerve conditions such as cubital tunnel syndrome, or radial tunnel syndrome. Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is the most well known, a painful condition caused by inflammation of the tendons that joints the fore-arm muscle on the outside of the elbow.