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At North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center, our fellowship-trained surgeons, Dr. Pat Peters, Dr. Ted Peters, and Dr. Kristen Fleager, 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
  • Fracture
  • Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis
  • Nerve injury, such as ulnar nerve compression
  • Sports-related injury
  • Sprain
  • Tendon or ligament injury
  • Tendonitis
  • 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

/ North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center: The Strength of Experience

We always have been and always will be here to provide our patients with the exceptional, compassionate orthopedic care they need. Using our strength of experience, we will create an individualized treatment plan that keeps you moving and gets you back to the activities you love.

Whether you have golfer's or tennis elbow, a tendon injury, or a fracture, our entire orthopedic practice is here for you—from our elbow specialists and sports medicine doctors to our physician assistants and physical therapists. We will be by your side the whole way and remain there until you no longer need our care.

If you are ready to experience the expertise of our elbow doctors, call us today at (817) 481-2121 or use the button below to request an appointment online. We offer two state-of-the-art facilities—Grapevine and Keller/Alliance.

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