The elbow is a complex joint involved in rotating, extending, and flexing your hand and forearm. An elbow injury can significantly disrupt your lifestyle or sport.
Experts at Inova Sports Medicine provide comprehensive treatment for elbow injuries to restore your elbow to its full function. Our goal is to for you to return to the activities you enjoy, without pain.
Treating Elbow Injuries at Inova Sports Medicine
Treatment for elbow injuries depends on the cause of your pain. Treatment may be as simple as resting the joint or learning how to move your hands, finger or lower arm correctly to avoid a repetitive motion injury that causes elbow pain.
At Inova, our sports medicine experts will discuss your goals and lifestyle needs to determine a treatment plan. We have a full range of services onsite, including sports medicine physicians and physical therapists, so we can provide you with a prompt assessment and follow-up care.
At our center, you will find:
- Expert care: Our physicians are board certified in both sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery, should your elbow injury require surgery.
- Prompt attention: We work quickly to diagnose and treat your injury. Our team of sports medicine specialists delivers effective, personalized care so you can return to your active lifestyle.
- Convenient services: We provide all the services you need within the Inova health system. From imaging scans to arthroscopic surgery (minimally invasive joint surgery) to a robust physical therapy program, you can get everything you need right here at Inova. For your convenience, we also offer physical therapy at our many regional centers. We do not offer surgery on site.
- Ongoing support: We coordinate follow-up care with your athletic trainer, coach or supervisor at work to ensure a safe, smooth recovery.