Elbow arthroscopy is an advanced, minimally invasive surgical technique to diagnose and treat various elbow injuries and conditions. The arthroscope allows our specialists at Hand to Shoulder Associates to view the internal structures of the elbow in detail for a precise diagnosis and targeted treatment plan.
Benefits of elbow arthroscopy
Elbow arthroscopy offers several advantages over traditional open surgery, including:
- Smaller Incisions: Tiny incisions reduce scarring and promote faster healing.
- Minimally Invasive: Less disruption to surrounding tissues, leading to less pain and a quicker recovery.
- Reduced Risk of Infection: Smaller incisions minimize the risk of infection.
- Same-Day Procedure: Many elbow arthroscopic surgeries can be performed as outpatient procedures, allowing patients to return home on the same day.
- Faster Recovery: The smaller incisions can allow faster healing than older open elbow surgery.