Shoulder and elbow are two of the joints under more stress and use pressure, besides presenting a complex and delicate balance of bones, tendons and ligaments. The combination of these factors makes both body areas prone to painful pathologies, limiting the patient capacities for working and daily activities.
Fractures of the distal humerus and proximal radius and those of proximal ulna or humerus, clavicle and scapula are only part of a range of ailments; including common conditions such as tendonitis (eg. tennis elbow), arthritis, bursitis, or more specific ones, like frozen shoulder disease.
These shoulder and elbow problems are particularly associated with sport-practice: contact sports like soccer and football, play-throw ones, like baseball, basketball, etc. or with joint wearing down, such as tennis or golf. A link progressively substituted by age-related degenerative processes as the patient grows older.
Piñal y Asociados perform the latest techniques in diagnosis, treatment and surgery of diseases and injuries of shoulder and elbow, thanks to its facilities and a team of surgeons with specialized training and extensive experience.