The elbow is a complex joint that consists of the upper arm bone (humerus) and one of the lower arm bones (ulna) connected by a hinge, or a joint that only moves in one direction. Although not protected by muscle or fat like most other joints, the elbow is one of the most important joints in the body as it allows the arms to bend and twist.
When your elbows are compromised by a tennis elbow injury or other orthopedic condition, your life can be put on hold. At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, our team has been providing expert elbow treatment for 41 years and counting. With same-day appointments and a commitment to compassionate care, the elbow orthopedic surgeons at Jefferson Orthopedic can help you find relief.
Whether you’re looking for minimally-invasive solutions to elbow pain or board-certified elbow replacement surgeons, you’ve found the right place. To schedule your first appointment, call 504-349-6804 or use our online scheduling tool below.
At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, our board-certified orthopedists treat a wide variety of elbow conditions and injuries, allowing patients to regain the freedom to move their elbows without pain or discomfort and ultimately return to the activities they love.
Some of the most common conditions we treat include:
The team of specialists at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic are highly experienced in diagnosing injuries of the elbow. For most patients, diagnosis consists of a thorough physical exam; however, in some cases, the doctors will employ a nerve conduction velocity test to provide an accurate diagnosis.
If the injury you’ve sustained is a severely painful emergency, it’s important to have it treated as soon as possible. In the meantime try the RICE method to alleviate pain:
The sooner you receive treatment, the better your outcomes. That’s why Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to offer same-day appointments, including same-day surgeries for patients who are in need of immediate treatment for an injury.
The team at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic wants to make it as easy as possible for patients to get the top-quality care they need. Just schedule your appointment using our online tool. If you’re more comfortable talking to our friendly, knowledgeable staff, give us a call at 504-349-6804.