Shoulder and Elbow Treatments

Tel: 0845 126 0900

Post Operative Care


Shoulder Stabilisation Post Operative Care
The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint. This joint is designed to give a large amount of movement. This is due to a large ball that articulate with a small shallow socket, this also means that it has a tendency to be too loose. There are various structures...Read More...




Shoulder Replacement Post Operative Care
Common reasons fo replacing th shoulder joint are for arthritis, either osteo-arthritis (wear and tear or rheumatoid arthritis. It may also be necessary following a fracture or accidents. With arthritis the joint becomes... Read More...




Subacromial Decompression Post Operative Care
The surgery is done by keyhole (arthroscopy). Sub-acromial decompression involves releasing the ligament from the front of the acromion and trimming off the under surface of the acromion bone. This allows more room... Read More...




Rotator Cuff Post Operative Care
The operation aims to re-attach the tendon(s) to the bone. Sometimes the tear is too big and/or the tendon is too fragile for this to be possible and only a partial repair can be achieved. The repair involves sewing the torn tendon... Read More...




Manipulation Under Anaesthetic(MUA) Post Operative Care
Shoulder inflammation and tightness is commonly known as 'frozen shoulder'. This can start without apparent cause. Sometimes the pain and tightness follows an injury, or after an operation. Frozen shoulder appearse... Read More...