Man with bicep pain

Distal Biceps Tears

Your biceps muscle is located at the front of your upper arm. When the muscle contracts it pulls the forearm up and rotates it outwards.  Tendons attach the biceps muscle to the shoulder blade (scapula) and the radius bone of the forearm. There are two proximal biceps tendons, of which the long head of biceps…

Consultation orthopaedic surgeon

Treating Frozen Shoulder

A frozen shoulder is a painful and debilitating condition that can last for several years. The causes are not always fully understood but the condition – also caused adhesive capsulitis – is the result of thickening of the capsule of connective tissue that surrounds the shoulder joint. As it thickens it becomes tight which restricts…

Doctor assessing patient's wrist

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments

If you have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome you may or may not require medical treatment. Sometimes the condition improves quickly on its own, however for some people it can cause persistent symptoms or permanent loss of feeling or strength in the hand and it’s important to receive proper medical treatment.