Often a torn UCL must be replaced with a tendon "graft." The material used to reconstruct the ligament is called a graft. The ligament is commonly reconstructed using material from the patient’s own body (autograft) but in rare instances the ligament is reconstructed with a donor (cadaver) tendon called an allograft.

These lists are not inclusive of all conditions and procedures. In order to obtain a complete and accurate diagnosis, a physician should assess your individual situation. Following diagnosis, your physician will discuss appropriate treatment options with you – both surgical and non-surgical. Schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic ONE physician.