Overview of Shoulder and Elbow Pain
The shoulder is made up of several layers, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, bursa and the rotator cuff. Common shoulder and elbow problems are dislocation, separation, bursitis, tendinitis, rotator cuff tear and fractures.
Read more information about shoulder and elbow pain symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
Shoulder and Elbow Pain Treatment
There are several different treatment plans tailored to each specific type of shoulder and elbow injury. For shoulder pain that doesn't respond other treatments, shoulder replacement surgery may be an option.
Treatment plans for patients will be determined by their care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of shoulder and elbow pain and personal preferences. Options may include: