Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain ¬† Pain in the shoulder can be one of the most debilitating types of pain we deal with in the clinic. If you stop for a moment and think about the number of things you do with your upper limb, almost¬† everything will involve your shoulder joint. The joint is formed between the “ball” of the upper arm bone and the “socket”...

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow falls into that wide category of medical problems whose name does not really reflect their distribution or cause of onset. Whilst we do indeed see tennis players in the clinic with pain in their elbow, the majority of people we see with pain on the outside of their elbow (the classic site associated with a diagnosis of tennis elbow) have never...

Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury

Injuries to the ankle joint are the sports injury which is most often seen in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Hospital. Government figures suggest almost 2 million attendances to the hospital each year.   Types of ankle injury   Ankle sprain or strain – the only difference between a strain and a sprain is the second letter of...