Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
- David J. Howe, MD – Salt Lake City Central/Sandy
Non Surgical Orthopedics
- James G. Macintyre, MD, MPE – West Jordan
Because of the construction of the elbow, it is one of the least-affected joints in the human body. Still, there are cases where individuals will develop osteoarthritis in the elbow. This occurs when the cartilage in the elbow joint is damaged or wears down. The most common causes of osteoarthritis in the elbow result from a prior dislocation or fracture. A number of treatment options are available to restore mobility, comfort and health.
Often the role a patient plays in injury recovery is the more important. So the better a patient understand the injury and treatment options, the better the rehabilitation and healing.
Some of the most common elbow problems include: