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Shoulder and Elbow Conditions and Treatments

The Hertfordshire Orthopaedic Centre’s team of surgeons offer a quick diagnosis, intervention and management for shoulder and elbow conditions.  We have access to state of the art imaging and technology to provide patients with the highest level of care.  We are experienced to surgically and conservatively manage shoulder and elbow conditions utilising the latest techniques.  We carryout keyhole surgery, which is less painful than traditional open procedures and offers shorter recovery times.  We also treat tendon injuries, fractures and carryout joint replacement surgery.

Shoulder Conditions

  • Acromioclavicular joint injuries
  • Tendon Injuries:
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Biceps Tendon Tear at Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Distal Clavicle Osteolysis¬†¬†¬† Calcific Tendonitis
  • Tendonitis of Long Head of Biceps
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Fractures:
  • Clavicle (collarbone)
  • Proximal Humerus (upper arm)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Labral Tears
  • Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Treatments

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
  • Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy of lateral epicondylitis
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Steroid Injection into Joint
  • Rotator Cuff Sprain

Elbow Conditions

  • Elbow Dislocations & Instability
  • Elbow Injuries & Fractures
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Tendon Injuries:
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Tendonitis
  • Flexor Tendinitis
  • Elbow Tendinopathy
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome/Ulnar Nerve
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture
  • Elbow Ligament Injuries:
  • Ulnar collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury
  • Valgus Extension Overload (VEO)
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis of the elbow

Elbow Treatments

  • Arthroscopy (Keyhole Surgery)
  • Biceps Tendon Surgery
  • Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy
  • Flexor Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Fracture Repair
  • Joint Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Open Arthrolysis of the Elbow
  • Steroid Injections
  • Tennis Elbow Release
  • UCL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Ulnar Nerve Anterior Transposition