Information for patients on their condition

Cheshire Arm Clinic meet many patients with different symptoms and problems in relation to set conditions that we can help you with. Take a look at the range of diagnosed conditions that we can deal with below.



Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Occurs when the ulnar nerve in the arm becomes compressed or irritated

Distal Biceps Tear

The biceps tendon at the elbow will not grow back to the bone and heal. Other arm muscles do bend

Elbow Fractures

May result from falling onto an outstretched arm, a direct impact to the elbow, or a twisting injury

Humerus Fractures

The distal humerus is the end of the upper arm bone (the humerus) that forms the upper part of the elbow

Olecranon Bursitis

Bursae are thin, slippery sacs located throughout the body that act as cushions between bones

Tennis Elbow

Painful condition involving the tendons that attach to the bone on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow


Dupuytrens Disease

Dupuytren’s disease is an abnormal thickening of the tissue just beneath the skin.

Ganglion Cysts

Very common lumps within the hand and wrist that occur adjacent to joints or tendons

Hand Arthritis

The cartilage layer wears out, resulting in direct contact between the bones.

Hand Fracture

Occurs when enough force is applied to a bone to break it. When this happens, there swelling

Mallet Finger

Deformity of the finger caused when the tendon that straightens your  finger is damaged

Steroid Injection

Thickening of the fibrous tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers

Thumb Arthritis

The cartilage layer wears out, resulting in direct contact between the bones.

Trigger Finger

Occurs when the pulley at the base of the finger becomes too thick and constricting around the tendon.


Biceps Tendon

Tear in the biceps tendon at the shoulder, may lose some strength in arm and be unable to move

Clavicle Fracture

A broken collarbone, which is also known as a clavicle fracture. Very common in all ages

Frozen Shoulder

Also known as adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

A conventional shoulder replacement device mimics the normal anatomy of the shoulder

Rotator Cuff Pathology

The group of four muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, providing strength and stability

Rotator Cuff Tear Surgery

A partial tear, which may need only a trimming or smoothing procedure called a debridement

Shoulder Arthroscopy

A procedure that orthopedic surgeons use to inspect, diagnose and repair problems inside a joint

Shoulder Fracture

Disruption of the shoulder parts that can create difficulty with the function of the shoulder

Shoulder Impingement

Commonly causes local swelling and tenderness in the front of the shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

The surfaces of the bones where they touch are covered with articular cartilage for protection


De Quervain’s Disease

Painful tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. Tendons are the ropes that the muscle uses to pull the bone

De quervain’s Tendinosis

Occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted

Scaphoid Fracture

Usually causes pain and swelling at the base of the thumb. Maybe severe when you move thumb

Scaphoid Nonunion

Pain along the thumb side of the wrist. May also have diminished wrist mobility

Wrist Arthritis

A progressive condition that destroys the smooth cartilage covering the ends of bones

Wrist Fracture

Create a break of about 1 inch from the end of the bone. Break can occur in many various ways