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If your shoulder or elbow sustains an injury, it makes performing simple tasks rather difficult. Both the shoulder and elbow joints are also very flexible joints – making possible injuries all the more likely. If you are experiencing problems with your shoulders or elbow then you may get swelling or stiffness in your joints, certain movements of your arms will become difficult or you may feel pain in your back.
Any sporting activity that involves repetitive movements can cause issues with the shoulder and elbow joints. Tennis elbow, golf elbow and frozen shoulder are all conditions that can affect people playing sports, but it’s not just sport that can cause these conditions – arthritis is another common trigger.
If you are suffering from any shoulder or elbow pain or discomfort you should seek professional help. Our team of highly-skilled orthopaedic specialists and surgeons have the expertise to ensure you get a fast and comprehensive diagnosis of your condition. Throughout the whole process, from diagnosis to treatment to after-care, they also offer you the comfort and support you need.
We use the latest technology to ensure your receive an accurate and speedy diagnosis of your condition. Our point-of-care diagnostic imaging and screening services include MRI screening facilities, ultrasound and conventional x-rays.
Once you have received your diagnosis, our team of specialists will be able to talk through your options and suggest possible treatments, such as:
● Subacromial decompression (a procedure that repairs tendon damage in the upper shoulder)
● Shoulder replacement
● Rotator cuff surgery
● Joint fusion
● Elbow replacement procedures
● Corrective surgery (for joint deformity)
● Arthroscopic surgery
The specialist team works alongside our team of musculoskeletal physiotherapists to help you return to your previous level of fitness as soon as possible after the treatment.
At Claremont we treat a wide range of shoulder and elbow problems and injuries. If you would like to find out more about your options, then please give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.