The elbow is a hinge joint, much like the knee and hip, where two bones of the forearm (radius and ulna) meet the bone of the upper arm (humerus). Allowing you to bend and straighten your arm, wrist and fingers, the elbow has many ligaments and muscles working together with the bones to maintain healthy mobility. Experiencing elbow pain can disrupt your simple daily tasks.
Common injuries include tennis elbow, fractures and bicep tendon tears. ORCA advocates nonoperative care whenever possible but understand that operation may be the only solution. If it is determined that surgery is necessary, Dr. Vermillion specializes in the following procedures on elbow pain and injuries: