A problem with your elbow may show up as a tingling sensation or numbness that radiates down your arm. Conditions like elbow fractures, elbow spurs, arthritis, and aging can create irritation inside the elbow joint, and tendons or bursa (fluid-filled sac on the tip of the elbow) can become inflamed.

An elbow injury can make it difficult to use your arm, which can affect your ability to work, drive, write, and perform normal, daily activities. The pain will get better under the care of a qualified elbow specialist. Choose Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, where we have several fellowship-trained elbow experts to help you today.

Elbow Conditions and Treatments

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Fractures
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sprains
  • Tennis Elbow

Hand & Wrist

Shaking a hand, waving to friends, grasping tools, typing a letter; these are actions we often take for granted. An injury or onset of disease that interferes with the many functions of our hands can change the way we live and work.

Hand & Wrist Conditions and Treatment

  • Arthritis
  • Broken Hand
  • Broken Wrist
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Distal Radius Fracture and Repair
  • Finger fracture
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Hand fracture
  • Thumb fracture
  • Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the wrist
  • Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb


Shoulder pain can affect your ability to use your arm, and the pain can make it difficult to sleep. If left untreated, the pain will get worse, and you may notice muscle weakness, especially on the outside of your arm.

Shoulder injuries can happen suddenly while at work or during sports, but the shoulder can also suffer from normal wear and tear injuriees. The goal of treatment is to repair any internal damage, strengthen the muscles around the joint, and restore your range of motion and function. From ultrasound diagnosis of shoulder injuries to rotator cuff repairs, our shoulder surgeons are leaders in their specialty and are here to help.

Shoulder Conditions and Treatments

  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Chronic shoulder instability
  • Clavicle Fracture (collar bone)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

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