At North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center, our fellowship-trained surgeons, Dr. Pat Peters, Dr. Kristen Fleager, Dr. Casey Stuhlman, and Dr. Steven Niedermeier are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions relating to the elbow, such as tennis elbow, arthritis, and tendon injuries. Our elbow doctors have completed extensive surgical and nonsurgical training and are dedicated to providing elbow care that is exclusively focused on the patient and their individual needs.
/ Signs You Need an Elbow Doctor's Strength of Experience
If you are suffering from any of the following symptoms, you may have an elbow injury or condition:
- Elbow instability
- Elbow joint pain
- Pins-and-needles sensations
- Shoulder pain in addition to elbow pain
- Swelling, including swelling of your tendons
- Weakness or pain along the muscles and tendons on the outside of your elbow
- Wrist pain in addition to elbow pain
Elbow pain, as well as any of the above symptoms, can make daily activities challenging as well as impact your life. If you are experiencing any of those symptoms for more than a few days or if your elbow pain worsens, you should schedule an appointment with a surgeon or doctor specializing in the elbow. The surgeon or doctor may diagnose you with one of the following injuries or conditions:
- A type of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Elbow bursitis
- Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis
- Nerve injury, such as ulnar nerve compression
- Sports-related injury
- Tendon or ligament injury
- Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis
No matter what your elbow ailment is, our elbow experts at North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center have the strength of experience to get you back to the activities you love.
/ Our Elbow Doctors Can Help You
When you are seen by one of our specialty-trained elbow doctors, you can rest assured that you are receiving the highest level of specialized elbow care. Our elbow experts have dedicated their practices to the orthopedic field of the elbow and upper extremity, including the hand, wrist, and shoulder. They are committed to learning the latest evidence-based treatments, surgeries, and techniques, including arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgery, to provide our patients with advanced orthopedic elbow care.
After performing a physical and diagnostic exam, which may include X-rays, our elbow specialists will work together to create an individualized treatment plan that utilizes nonsurgical treatment options first, such as physical therapy, splints, and anti-inflammatory medicine. If the conservative treatment options are unable to provide relief for your elbow problem, our elbow surgeons will recommend an elbow surgery that is right for you and your elbow injury or condition.
If you need surgery to relieve your elbow pain, our elbow surgeons are highly skilled surgeons who offer a broad range of elbow surgeries, including the following surgeries and procedures:
- Arthroscopic debridement of the elbow
- Cubital tunnel release
- Elbow arthroscopy
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Surgical fracture care
- Ulnar nerve transposition