An Important Hinge Joint

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The elbow is an important area of the body. Injuries and conditions related to the elbow can make completing everyday activities difficult. The bone of the upper arm, the humerus, and the bones of the forearm, the radius and ulna, form this hinge joint. These bones work together to make movements of flexion, extension, and rotation.

Elbow injuries can affect people of all ages and lifestyles. Sprains, dislocations, and fractures are very common; most of the time, elbow injuries found in children, teenagers, or young adults occur during sports, physical activity, or falls. Fractures occur more often in older adults due to loss of bone strength and muscle mass. 

Coastal Orthopedics provides patients with treatment plans to get them back to doing what they love. Our elbow specialists provide individualized nonsurgical and surgical treatment options to patients.  Click here to learn more about our doctors.

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