The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint that is the source of movement for your upper arm, while your elbow allows you to bend your lower arm. The joints work with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion. Wherever you work, whatever you do, you are dependent on your elbows and shoulders to perform almost any task, from carrying groceries to throwing a ball.
Because the joints, tendons and muscles in the shoulder and elbow get used so frequently, disorders such as tendinitis, bursitis and arthritis are not uncommon. However, if you feel acute pain in your shoulder or elbow, you should seek treatment immediately.
The Mobility Joint & Bone Institute’s specialists are experts in the comprehensive care of shoulders and elbows, ranging from the most common injuries to those requiring complex interventions or surgery, including:
If you are experiencing pain in your shoulder or elbow, call our office at (978) 794-1946 or (603) 898-2244 to schedule an appointment, or take advantage of our walk-in clinic in Haverhill and Andover Monday–Friday, 8am–12pm and 1–3pm.