Clavicle “Collar Bone” Fractures

The vast majority of clavicle fractures (collar bone) heal with nonoperative management in a simple shoulder sling. If you choose non-operative management, you can start to move the shoulder with a small amount of pain around 3-4 weeks after the injury. Around 1 out...

Surgery for your Wrist Fracture

We may recommend that your wrist fracture needs surgery to improve your outcome. This is a difficult decision to make and it takes years of training to recognise those injuries that will do badly in certain patients. We will discuss this with you at great length to...

Total Elbow Replacement

Introduction Total elbow replacement is carried out when the elbow is no longer functioning properly. This may be for a variety of reasons – inflammatory arthritis, complex fractures, tumour or osteoarthritis. The Operation The procedure is done under general...

Elbow Arthroscopy

Introduction Your surgeon has suggested an elbow arthroscopy may help treat your problem. This leaflet will provide you with more information following your discussions with the surgeon in clinic. There are a number of things that keyhole surgery to the elbow can help...