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Elbow & Wrist

Elbow and wrist injuries and conditions can be particularly bothersome because of the intricate network of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, and ligaments, as well as bones and muscles. Dr. William Hovis is a caring orthopedic specialist with expertise in advanced arthroscopic surgeries for elbow and wrist conditions, as well as diligent follow-up care to ensure optimal outcomes.

Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic offers onsite physical therapy rehabilitation and specialists in work-related injuries, as well as sports medicine. We are proud to offer comprehensive elbow and wrist orthopedic care to the residents of the Knoxville, Tennessee area.

Our advanced wrist and elbow care includes:

Arthroscopic Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylar Debridement)

Arthroscopic Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylar Debridement)

Tennis elbow results in deterioration of the tendon fibers that attach to the bone at the outside of the elbow. Playing racquet sports is only one cause of tennis elbow. Most people with tennis elbow participate in work or activities that require repeated use of the forearm muscles.

Most cases of tennis elbow are treated without surgery; however, if arthroscopic tennis elbow surgery is needed, the vast majority of people experience successful results. Learn more about arthroscopic tennis elbow surgery.

Arthroscopic Treatment of Elbow Arthritis

Arthroscopic Treatment of Elbow Arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis are leading causes of elbow pain. Arthroscopic surgery can treat arthritic elbow conditions as wells as remove loose bodies associated with synovial disorders. Because an arthroscope is used, recovery is faster than with open elbow surgeries.

Total Elbow Replacement

Total Elbow Replacement

Total elbow replacement is a treatment for elbows damaged by rheumatoid arthritis. Total elbow replacement involves removing the damaged portion of the elbow and replacing it with artificial parts that restore pain-free motion and function.

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, commonly known as Tommy John Surgery, restores medial stability to the elbow. Athletes that pitch may experience elbow pain, numbness, and tingling. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction techniques have improved over the years to allow the vast majority of patients to have a complete recovery. Learn more about pitcher's elbow.

Comprehensive Elbow and Wrist Care in Knoxville, TN

Call (865) 524-0054 or request an appointment online for quality elbow and wrist orthopedic care at Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.