Throughout the course of our daily activities, we are our constantly bending our arms. Whether gardening, hammering a nail, lifting weights, golfing, throwing a baseball or playing tennis, we use repetitive motions that can have a major impact on our elbows.
Surrounded by muscles, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and ligaments, the elbow is a complex joint, which can be strained or damaged due to over-exertion. An impairment of your elbow can surely affect your daily life.
At The Central Orthopedic Group in Plainview, NY our physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of elbow conditions. We offer a number of non-surgical and surgical options to our patients with the ultimate goal of maximizing functionality and restoring activity.
Common treatments we use include:
- Epidural steroid injections
- Botox and myobloc injections for pain
- Peripheral nerve blocks
- Spinal cord stimulations
- Percutaneous disc decompression
- Relaxation training
- Pain pumps