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Types of Orthopedic Elbow Surgery

Helping You Restore Function & Relieve Pain

Your elbow plays an important role in your daily life. You use it every time you pick up an object, scratch your head, throw a ball, or shake hands at a meeting. If one of your elbows is injured or affected by a chronic condition, it can be difficult to complete these kinds of daily tasks. Some forms of elbow pain can be treated with methods like physical therapy or medication. However, if these methods don’t work or if the pain is too severe, you may need elbow surgery.

Our orthopedic elbow surgeons in Miami are committed to helping you improve your quality of life. Contact iRISE Spine and Joint today to learn more about your options.

Frequently Performed Types of Elbow Surgery

Orthopedic surgeons have several ways of treating elbow pain.

Some of the most frequently performed surgeries of the elbow include:

  • Arthroscopy: Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive form of orthopedic surgery that is performed on many joints in the body. The benefit of arthroscopy is it allows surgeons to see the operation with a camera attached to a small flexible tube. This means the surgeon can make tiny incisions and use small surgical instruments. Arthroscopy can be used for many different conditions like repairing tendon damage, removing bone fragments, and loosening the joint capsule.
  • Synovectomy: The synovium is a part of your elbow that lubricates the joint for smoother movement. Arthritis can cause inflammation of the synovium, which can wear down the cartilage and limit the use of your arm. A synovectomy hinders the progress of arthritis by removing the inflamed synovium to prevent it from damaging other parts of your elbow.
  • Total elbow replacement: Arthritis or a traumatic injury can severely damage the bones, cartilage, or soft tissues in your elbow. In some cases, the only way to regain the use of the elbow is by replacing the joint with an artificial joint.

Is Elbow Surgery Risky?

Complications in elbow surgery are rare, but they can occur. These include:

  • Infection
  • Blood loss
  • Blood clotting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Ineffective artificial joint
  • Fracture

Call iRISE Spine and Joint Today

Our orthopedic surgeons are skilled and trained in many forms of elbow surgery. We are careful during each of our procedures to minimize risks and produce the best possible outcomes. When you visit one of our clinics for elbow surgery in Miami, our team can evaluate your elbow to determine which surgery to use.

Get started by calling us at (888) 966-9750 and scheduling your first appointment.

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Doral

8181 NW 36th Street,
Suite 3
Doral, FL 33166

West Dade

5040 NW 7th Street,
Suite 450
Miami, FL 33126

Kendall

8501 SW. 124th Avenue,
Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

Boca Raton

880 NW 13th Street,
Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Corporate Office

2385 NW Executive Center Dr.,
Suite 450
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Delray Beach

3333 Congress Avenue,
Suite 305A
Delray Beach, FL 33445

Margate

1103 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063

Pompano Beach

1600 S. Federal HWY,
Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Coral Springs

1725 N. University Drive,
Suite 325
Coral Springs, FL 33071

Plantation

6738 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313

Lake Worth

1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461

Hollywood

6030 Hollywood Blvd,
Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

West Palm Beach

5601 Corporate Way,
Suite 119
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Miami Gardens

18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Miami Lakes

7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

Fort Myers

8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Orlando

733 S. Goldenrod Road,
Suite B
Orlando, FL 32822

Tampa

2333 W. Hillsborough Avenue,
Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33603

Memphis (South)

1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

Memphis (North)

5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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