Of all upper limb injuries, shoulder injuries are the most common to be seen by MSK services.
The shoulder is a complex joint and has the largest range of motion in the body, making it susceptible to injury. Elbow injuries and their management are discussed below, with the most common injury being lateral epicondylitis, or “Tennis Elbow”.
Your GP, Advanced Practitioner or Physiotherapist might have given you a diagnosis already, and directed you here. Whether you are undergoing treatment, or waiting to be seen, you might find some helpful resources below to get you started on your journey to improving your shoulder or arm pain.
If you would like a more in depth understanding of the anatomy of the shoulder or elbow, visit – AnatomyZone – Your Guide to Human Anatomy and search ‘shoulder’ or ‘elbow’.