Elbow Specialist

Santa Barbara, CA Elbow Specialist & Elbow Surgeon The elbow is composed of a both a hinge and pivot joint to allow for various motion during daily tasks and sports. The hinge portion of the joint is responsible for flexion and extension, while the pivot component provides forearm rotation known as supination and pronation. The [...]

UCL Injury

Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury Specialist Are you an athlete who participates in repetitive overhead movements? If so, you may be at risk of  developing an ulnar collateral ligament injury (UCL). The UCL is commonly injured in throwing activities or after an elbow dislocation, typically from a fall on an outstretched [...]

Elbow Anatomy

An Overview on Elbow Anatomy Located in the center of the arm, the elbow is one of the most widely used joints in the human body. The elbow joint is a relatively simple hinge joint composed of bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. All of these structures work in unison to [...]

Elbow Arthroscopy

Elbow Arthroscopy Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that require repetitive throwing motions or lifting overhead? If so, you may be at risk of developing an elbow injury. Elbow arthroscopy is an important surgical technique designed to treat an extensive array of elbow injuries in a minimally invasive way [...]

Torn Bicep Surgery

Torn Bicep Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that involve heavy lifting? If so, you may experience a distal biceps tendon rupture which occurs when the tendon becomes detached from the forearm. Distal biceps tendon repair surgeon Dr. Jervis Yau provides diagnosis and both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options [...]

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