Some olecranon – or elbow - fractures require only a splint or sling to hold the elbow in place while it heals. Your physician will closely monitor the healing process, and subsequent physical therapy visits to increase restore motion. If the fracture shifts, the patient may require surgery to put the bones back together.

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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.