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The doctors call it a UCLR ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction. Baseball players and fans call it Tommy John surgery -- named after the pitcher (Los Angeles Dodgers) who was the first to have the ...more
Elbow joint replacement (also called elbow arthroplasty) can effectively treat the problems caused by arthritis of the elbow. The procedure is also becoming more widely used in aging adults to repla ...more
Arthritis of the elbow has many causes, and there are many ways of treating the pain. These treatments can be very successful, at least for a while. But eventually the elbow can become so painful th ...more
Elbow arthritis may be surgically treated with a procedure called interposition arthroplasty. The term interposition means that new tissue is placed between the damaged surfaces of the elbow joint. ...more