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Arthroscopy of the elbow

An arthroscopy of your elbow allows your surgeon to diagnose and treat problems affecting the joint, without the need for a large cut on your skin.

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow affects the outside of the elbow. Find out about its symptoms, causes, treatments and prevention on trusted information pages about tennis elbow.

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Surgery for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is caused by wear and tear of the tendons on the outside of your elbow. 9 in 10 people heal within a year without any treatment. The main benefit of surgery is to get relief from the symptoms more quickly.

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Total elbow replacement

An elbow replacement is usually suitable for people who have arthritis. If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, an elbow replacement should reduce your pain and help you to move your arm more easily.

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body, but is most common in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Bursitis

Bursitis is a condition where fluid-filled cushions called bursae, which protect areas where tendons cross bones and joints, become inflamed. Learn more here about the prevention and treatment of bursitis.

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Prostheses

Prostheses are artificial body parts, designed to restore function or appearance. Some basic prostheses are available through the public health system.

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Limb injuries

A limb injury is any injury to a limb, such as a leg or arm, or to their toes and fingers. Find out more about limb injuries and its many causes.

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Ulnar nerve release

Ulnar nerve compression causes numbness in your ring and little fingers. An ulnar nerve release may improve your symptoms and should prevent permanent nerve damage.

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Arthroscopy

An arthroscopy lets a doctor inspect the inside of a joint using a small, fibre-optic video camera at the end of a tube. Surgery may follow.

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