Elbow and Forearm Injuries, Surgery for

The elbow and forearm are particularly important in throwing and overhead sports such as baseball, softball, and tennis. Occasionally, due to overuse or a traumatic injury, athletes may experience forearm or elbow pain, which prevents them from sports participation. Many of these injuries resolve after being treated conservatively with rest and rehabilitation. However, certain injuries require surgery to enable the athlete to return to his or her sport painfree. The goal of surgery in the elbow and forearm is to help athletes return to the ...

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