Enjoy this episode on Elbow UCL injuries as Dr. Brandon Erickson gives us a great talk! 

Dr. Erickson is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports related injuries of both athletes and non-athletes alike.  He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL followed by a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY.  During his fellowship, Dr. Erickson served as one of the assistant team physicians for the New York Mets.

Dr. Erickson is also a New Jersey native and played football for the University of Notre Dame as a wide receiver. In this episode we cover:

  • UCL anatomy
  • Physical Exam maneuvers for the UCL
  • Xray findings in throwers 
  • Treatment algorithm
  • Operative treatment technique, pics
  • Watch the video below!