Plano Orthopedic Elbow Surgery
Doctors Who Treat Elbow
To schedule an appointment with our elbow specialists listed below please contact our scheduling department at 972-250-5700 or request an appointment online.
Anatomy of the Elbow
The elbow joint moves in one direction allowing for flexion and extension, or bending and straightening. The elbow joint consists of three bones, the humerus of the upper arm, and the two bones of the forearm, the radius (on the outside of the forearm) and the ulna (on the middle side). The joint is actually formed by the trochlea of the humerus articulating with the ulna and the capitulum of the humerus articulating with the head of the radius.
Elbow surgery is not always necessary and our surgeons with help create a proper treatment plan based on each individual patients’ need.
If you have been diagnosed already and given a treatment plan or a elbow surgery option you can watch the videos below to learn more about what to expect. This will give you some basic information and help you understand the process and formulate any questions you might have for your specialist.