For more serious falls or other traumas that cause an elbow dislocation, elbow surgery for dislocation can help relieve pain and set your joint back in place. In addition to placing your elbow back to its normal position, this orthopedic surgery is also used to repair any damaged ligaments.
Most elbow dislocations are repaired by slowly and gently guiding your bone back into place with emergency care at one of our hospital ERs. Frequent dislocations or those that involve broken bones can benefit from elbow dislocation surgery in Central California.
For care with humankindness, Find a Doctor today at Dignity Health Central California to find out if elbow surgery for dislocation will help get you back on the road to full recovery.
Elbow Dislocation Surgery at Dignity Health Central California
After the pain and swelling in your elbow and arm decrease, your doctor may recommend orthopedic surgery at Dignity Health Central California. Elbow dislocation surgery is a healing treatment option for:
- Damage to your ligaments that hold your elbow together
- Fractures (broken bones) with dislocation
- Frequent elbow dislocations
- Severe dislocations with damage to your blood vessels and nerves
Elbow surgery for dislocation may take place at one of our local Dignity Health Central California hospitals:
Our orthopedic care team will treat you with care, dignity, and respect throughout your elbow dislocation surgery treatment. The healing of your body, mind, and spirit remains our goal.
Elbow Dislocation Surgery Recovery Time
To help you heal after surgery, your doctor may prescribe physical therapy to make your joint stronger and avoid a dislocation from happening again. Full recovery will take place over several weeks or months.
To find relief from elbow pain, schedule an appointment with a trusted orthopedic surgeon at Dignity Health Central California.
Dignity Health Central California award-winning orthopedics program effectively treats many conditions, including elbow dislocation surgery, in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.