Most chronic elbow conditions can be helped with non-surgical management such as physiotherapy. However, some conditions continue to cause pain or stiffness despite physiotherapy and may require surgery. We asked orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick Ferran about shoulder surgery and how to take care of your elbow afterwards.
It's more likely that you've heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, a trapped nerve in the wrist, over cubital tunnel syndrome, where the ulnar nerve is compressed in the elbow. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick Ferran explains the symptoms of both and whether it's possible to have the two conditions at the same time.
For those who suffer from shoulder pain, it can have a knock-on effect when it comes to getting a good night's sleep. It may be difficult finding a comfortable sleeping position and leave sufferers with sleepless nights. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick Ferran explains what patients can do to get some rest.
If you experience shoulder pain after a strong session of weightlifting at the gym then it could be down to a number of reasons, such as excessive loading or poor technique that's caused a rotator cuff injury. Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick Ferran explains how you can avoid shoulder pain when lifting.