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Top Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Pensacola, FL

Elbow Treatment

Our elbows aren’t just there to flex back and forth. They allow us to articulate our forearms, and are an essential structure for our ability to lift, pull, and move objects. If your elbows are compromised by an injury or condition, it can become severely difficult to play, work, or even perform everyday tasks.

As one of the top elbow surgeons in the Pensacola area, Juliet de Campos, M.D. provides minimally-invasive, cutting-edge solutions for conditions and injuries of the elbow. Whether you’re in need of a cubital tunnel syndrome doctor to treat you non-surgically or you’re considering complete elbow reconstruction surgery, Dr. de Campos and her team have the knowledge and experience to help you find relief.

Dr. de Campos is passionate about helping patients explore every option and providing the most conservative solutions possible to minimize pain, cost, and downtime during your recovery. If you’re ready to receive hands-on, top-quality treatment from the best orthopaedic surgeon Pensacola, FL has to offer, schedule your first appointment with Dr. de Campos today.


Surgical and Non-Surgical Solutions for Elbow Pain

Minimally-Invasive Orthopaedic Surgeon in Florida

As one of the top names among Florida orthopaedic specialists, Dr. de Campos is always looking to provide her patients with the most conservative, least invasive solutions for . That’s why she offers both surgical and non-surgical solutions, working with each patient individually to determine which course of action is right for them.

Some of the most common non-surgical solutions Dr. de Campos provides in her Pensacola office include:

  • Injections to the joint
  • Injections to the tendons
  • Bracing or casting 
  • Aspiration or arthrocentesis of bursa or joint

For some patients, however, surgery is a necessary step toward making a full, effective, and long-term recovery from an elbow injury or condition. Dr. de Campos employs minimally-invasive surgical techniques to ensure that your recovery is as smooth as possible.

As a top elbow orthopaedic surgeon and one of the best elbow replacement surgeons in Florida, Dr. de Campos frequently performs the following procedures:

  • Surgery for tennis elbow and golfers’ elbow
  • Elbow bursitis surgery
  • Surgery to correct certain fractures or dislocations

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are my risk factors for elbow injury?

Elbow injuries are commonly found in patients who:

  • Play sports that require rapid, forceful arm thrusting, such as baseball, softball, and tennis
  • Play throwing-heavy positions, such as pitcher
  • Are between the ages of 30-50
  • Frequently use repetitive arm motions at work

If these risk factors sound familiar to you, and you’re experiencing elbow pain, it may be time to consult an orthopaedic specialist like Dr. de Campos.

How long will it take to recover from my elbow injury?

Every patient is unique, and your recovery time will depend on the nature of your injury, the severity of your injury, and individual factors regarding your medical history, fitness level, and personal recovery goals. Dr. de Campos will communicate with you candidly throughout your treatment process.

Will I need physical therapy following my treatment?

Yes! Physical therapy is an essential element of a full recovery from elbow injuries, and from any orthopaedic injury you could possibly sustain. You will likely need physical therapy to fully recover your strength, mobility, and flexibility, even if you opt for non-surgical treatment. This is especially true if you are an athlete whose goal is to return to peak performance in your sport of choice.

How can I get started with the top elbow specialist near me?

Dr. de Campos makes it easy for patients to start finding relief with her. Just use our online tool to schedule your first appointment at our location in Pensacola, Florida.