Elbow pain can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Swelling or stiffness in the elbow can limit movement on a daily basis. If you live with persistent elbow pain, you may benefit from elbow surgery on the Central Coast of California.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, our doctors care about your well-being and can discuss the benefits of surgery with you. Together, you can determine the best treatment options for your mental, physical, and spiritual healing.
Find a Doctor today at Dignity Health Central Coast to determine if elbow surgery will improve your elbow condition and get you back to living life to its fullest.
Elbow Surgery Types at Dignity Health Central Coast
Our orthopedic surgeons perform different types of elbow surgeries, including elbow arthroscopy, elbow replacement, elbow resurfacing, and tendon repair.
A number of conditions can lead to the need for elbow surgery, including:
- Dislocations that happen more than once or harm your ligaments or other joints
- Bursitis that does not go away with other treatments
- Fractures that are complex and not easily repaired without surgery
- Tendonitis that is severe, recurs, or does not respond to other treatments
- Hyperextension where the joint is unstable or the ligament is damaged
- Cartilage fragments or loose bone inside the joint
Elbow Surgery Recovery Time
At Dignity Health Central Coast, your healing and well-being is our top priority. Your overall health and the type of surgery you undergo will determine whether you return home the same day of your procedure.
Physical therapy will help your recovery so you can return to your daily activities. Full recovery can take several weeks to months, depending on your particular elbow condition. Your Dignity Health Central Coast health care provider will let you know when you are ready to return to doing the things you enjoy.
Talk to your doctor about our comprehensive orthopedic services and learn more about elbow surgery on the Central Coast.
Dignity Health’s orthopedic surgeons can help you heal following elbow surgery on California’s Central Coast.