Shoulder and Elbow Treatments

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Shoulder Conditions & Treatment


shoulder treatmentsBelow you will find patient information on shoulder injuries, conditions and treatments by shoulder surgeon Jacob Der Tavitain. Practicing at the Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, the premier private orthopaedic centre in the Yorkshire region, Mr Der Tavitainis a dedicated upper limb surgeon specialising in shoulder surgery, trauma, shoulder replacement and upper limb and hand.




Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder is a disabling condition, identified as shoulder pain and stiffness... Read More...




Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder impingement is the commonest cause of shoulder pain. The pain is usually at the front and side of the shoulder and can go down the side of the arm... Read More...




Rotator Cuff Tear
The rotator cuff is composed of four muscles and their tendons. These are called the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis... Read More...




Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Reverse total shoulder replacement is undertaken for patients who have developed arthritis in the shoulder joint due to large rotator cuff tear which is no longer repairable (cuff arthropathy)... Read More...




Glenohumeral Arthritis
Treatment may begin with anti-inflammatories, painkillers, gentle exercising and resting the shoulder and the application of ice to the area to decrease pain and inflammation... Read More...




Total Shoulder Replacement
Treatment may begin with anti-inflammatories, painkillers, gentle exercising and resting the shoulder and the application of ice to the area to decrease pain and inflammation... Read More...




Shoulder Instability
Physiotherapy can improve problems arising from instability by training the muscles in the shoulder to control the joint correctly... Read More...




ACJ instability / Dislocation
Surgery may be necessary depending on the degree of joint displacement and injury to the ligaments which support the AC joint... Read More...




ACJ Osteoarthritis
This condition is present with superior/anterior pain, and is worse when the arm is elevated... Read More...




Long Head of Biceps Pathology
The long head of biceps tendon (LHB) attaches to the shoulder socket rim at its anchor on the superior aspect. The tendon is an intra-articular structure at this point, passing along the rotator interval until it enters the bicipital groove... Read More...




Biceps tenodesis/SLAP lesions
Rehabilitation for biceps tenodesis and SLAP lesions... Read More...