Surgeries for Elbows, Wrist, and Hand Injuries

Elbow and wrist injuries are perhaps the most common injuries caused by an active life of sports and recreation. In most cases, non-surgical treatments can be effective for minor injuries and even some more serious ones. But when these don't offer the level of healing and recovery desired, surgery may be the next option.

Following are some of the more common injuries surgeons at the Florida Hospital Celebration Health Sports Medicine Program specialize in:

 

Anatomy of the Elbow and Wrist

The region of the body that extends from the elbow and wrist is a complex structure of bones, ligaments and muscles that provide athletes an amazing range of motion as well as sophisticated functions. This section will help you understand the anatomy of the elbow and wrist as it relates to these sports-related injuries. Anatomy of the Elbow and Wrist