• surgical
  • My wonderful and very detailed surgeon, Dr. Thomas Trumble , of Bellevue Bone and Joint Physicians, Bellevue, WA performed the surgery at The Eastside Surgical Center in Issaquah, WA. (si-instability.com)
  • My surgical splint and dressings were changed, and then I was put into my Breg Elbow Brace that had been given to me before surgery during my previous work up appointments. (si-instability.com)
  • Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, also known as Tommy John surgery (TJS), is a surgical graft procedure where the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial elbow is replaced with either a tendon from elsewhere in the patient's body, or tendon from donated tissue of a cadaver. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 3-4 inch surgical incision is made near the elbow. (wikipedia.org)
  • forearm
  • A harvested tendon, such as the palmaris tendon from the forearm of the same or opposite elbow, the patellar tendon, hamstring, toe extensor or a donor tendon (allograft), is then woven in a figure-eight pattern through the holes and anchored. (wikipedia.org)
  • please
  • If an orthopedic upper extremity specialist relies solely on an MRI and its negative and He/She does not due diagnostics showing the joint in motion, please get a 2nd, 3rd or 4th opinion like I had to do or my problem would still have gone undetected. (si-instability.com)