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Sports Medicine Procedures

  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

    Ligament reconstruction procedure can be performed as day surgery under local or general anesthesia.

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  • Hand Fracture Surgery
    Hand Fracture Surgery

    The hand is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body. Because of overuse in various activities, the hands are more prone to injuries, such as sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations, lacerations and amputations while operating machinery, bracing against a fall and sports-related injuries.

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  • Sports Injury Management of Hand, Wrist and Elbow
    Sports Injury Management of Hand, Wrist and Elbow

    When you suffer an injury during sports events, never try to continue the activity in pain because it may cause further harm. Some injuries may require prompt attention by a doctor, while others can be treated at home.

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  • Common Extensor Tendon Origin Repair
    Common Extensor Tendon Origin Repair

    The common extensor tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that attaches to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus (long bone in the upper arm) at the elbow. Rupture or tear of the common extensor tendon is the most common acute tendon injury of the elbow.

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  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    Elbow Ligament Reconstruction

    Ligament reconstruction is considered in patients with ligament rupture. Your surgeon will make an incision over the elbow. Care is taken to move muscles, tendons, and nerves out of the way. The donor's tendon is harvested from either the forearm or below the knee.

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  • Elbow Tendon and Ligament Repair
    Elbow Tendon and Ligament Repair

    Elbow tendon and ligament repair is performed for tears or ruptures in these tissues. The treatment may involve surgical debridement, excision, and reattachment to the bone.

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  • UCL Reconstruction
    UCL Reconstruction

    UCL reconstruction surgery involves replacing a torn ulnar collateral ligament with a tendon from elsewhere in the body. It is also referred to as Tommy John Surgery.

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  • Tennis Elbow Surgery
    Tennis Elbow Surgery

    Tennis elbow is a common name for the elbow condition lateral epicondylitis. It is an overuse injury that causes inflammation and microtears of the tendons that attach to the lateral epicondyle.

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  • Golfer's Elbow Surgery
    Golfer's Elbow Surgery

    Golfer’s elbow is a condition associated with pain on the inside of the elbow where tendons of your forearm attach to the bony prominence (medial epicondyle). It is also called medial epicondylitis and is caused by injury or irritation to the tendons which can become painful and swollen.

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  • ORIF of the Scapula Fractures
    ORIF of the Scapula Fractures

    The scapula (shoulder blade) is a flat, triangular bone providing attachment to the muscles of the back, neck, chest, and arm. The scapula consists of a body, neck and spine portion.

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