Arm and elbow injuries can be caused by damage to muscles, ligaments, nerves, bones or joints. Below are links to articles explaining the different types of structures in your arm or elbow, and the injuries related to them. First understand the problem, then we know how to treat your arm.
Most injuries don’t happen in isolation. In most cases there are multiple structures at the root of the problems our patients experience. A shoulder injury could be directly related to an arm injury.
When diagnosing patient problems, we determine the main area which has been damaged and focus our treatment on that. The general progression of problems stems from these underlying structures (generally in this order): 1) Nerves 2) Bones 3) Joints 4) Discs 5) Ligaments 6) Tendons 7) Muscles