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If you experience constant elbow pain from bursitis, your Dignity Health Central Coast doctor may recommend elbow surgery. This painful orthopedic condition occurs when a small, fluid-filled sac between your elbow and muscles, tendons, and skin becomes inflamed and causes discomfort.
A Dignity Health Central Coast surgeon can help you understand the benefits of orthopedic surgery and procedures, such as elbow surgery for bursitis, on that Central Coast. That way, you can get back to doing all the things you love.
Find a Doctor today to determine whether elbow surgery for bursitis will help relieve your pain. You can also take our online assessment to learn more about your joint pain and treatment options.
Often referred to as golfer’s elbow or tennis elbow, bursitis causes pain and limits your ability to enjoy these and other activities.
With elbow surgery for bursitis, your Dignity Health Central Coast orthopedic surgeon removes the olecranon bursa in your elbow. In addition to restoring your ability to enjoy daily activity, this surgery relieves symptoms of persistent bursitis, including joint pain, tenderness, stiffness, swelling, and warmth.
Elbow surgery for bursitis usually does not involve ligaments and muscles so you can look forward to a generally short recovery. You can usually return to full use of your elbow in about three to four weeks.
We provide award-winning orthopedic services close to home. For elbow surgery for bursitis, your care will take place at one of these local Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals:
An expert at Dignity Health Central Coast can talk to you about the benefits of elbow surgery for bursitis. Contact us to see if this is the best treatment option for you.
Dignity Health orthopedic doctors can help you live pain free with elbow bursitis surgery on the Central Coast of California.