If you are in need of elbow surgery and shoulder surgery, the elbow and shoulder surgeons and specialists at Nuffield Health will decide what treatment is appropriate for you based on the severity of your symptoms. As there are several types of shoulder and elbow surgery techniques, your specialist will decide which is best for you depending on your age, level of activity and expectations.
Do I need elbow and shoulder surgery?
Over time, the surfaces on the elbow joint can start to wear. This can be caused by osteoarthritis or a previous injury to. Simple, everyday things, getting dressed become difficult. There’s no cure for osteoarthritis and it can get worse with time. However, joints can be replaced successfully, improving mobility and reducing pain.
Why choose Nuffield Health?
Nuffield Health has 30 hospitals nationwide and is committed to providing healthcare excellence that is accessible and affordable to as many people as possible. They have a network of not-for-profit independent hospitals and 80% of the British population is within a one hour drive of a Nuffield Health hospital. Hip replacement is one of a wide and comprehensive range of procedures provided by Nuffield Health.
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Nuffield Health is committed to providing healthcare excellence that is accessible and affordable to as many people as possible.
You will always be treated by a Consultant, who is a specialist, so you can rest assured that you will always receive top quality treatment.
The hospitals offer private, en-suite rooms, reducing the risk of hospital transferred infections and giving you the privacy to relax and recover in a comfortable environment.
Their visiting times are flexible, and they will always try and accommodate your visitors, as they realise how important it is to have friends and family around during your road to recovery.
Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
A procedure involving replacement of the head of the humerus or “ball” and in some cases the resurfacing of the “socket” (total shoulder replacement).
Four common surgical procedures performed on shoulders are:
Arthroscopy - allowing the surgeon to look inside the shoulder joint
Bankart Procedure – an operation that tightens the ligaments and repairs torn capsular detachments restoring shoulder stability
Rotator Cuff Repair - a procedure that is performed to repair a torn rotator cuff, relieving pain and improving function
Prosthetic shoulder replacement
You are welcome to familiarise yourself with the hospital environment before your admission or treatment date. If you would like to visit the hospital, please call 0845 602 9262 and Nuffield Health will be pleased to arrange a suitable time to show you around.
Nuffield Health Headquarters
40 - 44 Coombe Road
For your nearest Nuffield Health hospital, call 0845 602 9262
Head Office tel. 0208 329 6200
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