Information for Patients

This section of the site provides detailed information about the diagnosis and treatment of common conditions affecting the upper limb; the purpose of this is to give patients a greater understanding of their condition.

Click on the links below to learn more…

Introduction to the upper limb

Common Shoulder conditions

Common Elbow conditions

Common Wrist conditions

Common Hand conditions

Frequently Asked Questions

General, Regional or Local Anaesthesia ? Click on the links below to help you get in the know from your treatment…

Joint Injections

General information regarding admission for surgery

Application of a shoulder sling

Living with your Shoulder Sling

General Anaesthesia

Regional Anaesthesia

Local Anaesthesia

Hand Therapy


MRI in general

MRI of the shoulder

Ultrasound in general

Ultrasound of the shoulder



Isotope bone scan

Treatment Areas