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Get Tennis Elbow Surgery in Atlanta: Atlanta Hand Specialist

Let Double Board Certified Surgeon Dr. Patel Relieve Your Tennis Elbow Pain

If conservative treatments have failed to treat your tennis elbow, you may be a candidate for tennis elbow surgery. While activity modification, medications, steroid injections, and other conservative treatments are very effective for mild to moderate tennis elbow, they may not be effective treat more serve cases. Incapacitating pain and symptoms that last for longer than six months can often be treated only with this procedure.

At Atlanta Hand Specialist, Dr. Viralkumar Patel, our board certified general surgeon with certification in the sub-specialty of surgery of the hand general surgeon and fellowship-trained hand surgeon, will carefully evaluate your condition before determining if tennis elbow surgery is right for you. He makes every effort to promote healing through conservative methods first. Yet if you do need surgery, rest assured that Dr. Patel has the knowledge and experience to successfully perform the procedure and speed your recovery time.

Tennis elbow surgery involves removing the diseased and degenerated tendon tissue. There are two surgical approaches to this procedure: traditional open surgery (incision) and arthroscopy, a procedure performed by inserting instruments into the joints through small incisions. Dr. Patel performs both options in an outpatient setting.

Recovery of tennis elbow surgery includes physical therapy to help you regain motion of your arm. A strengthening program is necessary in order for you to return to prior activities. The recovery process usually takes between four to six months.

To learn more about tennis elbow surgery, please call Atlanta Hand Specialist at (770) 333-7888 or contact us online. You don’t have to continue living with tennis elbow pain. Schedule your appointment today!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pressure on your wrists? Many people have symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without knowing it. Find out how the condition is caused and what treatment you’ll receive from Atlanta Hand Specialists for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Wrist & Hand Fracture

If you have shooting pain in your hand or wrist, you may have a wrist or hand fracture. Fracturing, or breaking, the bones in the wrist or hand is extremely easy because of their size and structure. Read on to learn how wrist and hand fractures are treated by Dr. Patel and the Atlanta Hand Specialists.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is caused by stressing the tendons and getting your thumb or finger stuck in the bent position. Inflammation and localized pressure are common signs for trigger finger. Seek treatment from the Atlanta Hand Specialists about trigger finger and your treatment options available.

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Ganglion Cyst

Tender lumps found on the hand or wrist can be a cyst. Ganglion Cysts are commonly filled with fluid, and form because of tendon or joint irritation. Find out more about how Ganglion Cysts are treated by the specialists at Atlanta Hand Specialist.

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