In May 2017, the YSP team were fortunate to attend the two day Tendon, Nerves and Pain Master Class hosted by the prestigious Liverpool Upper Limb Unit. Speakers at this event included some of the country’s leading upper limb surgeons, physiotherapists, radiologists, and neurophysiologists. The program included an in depth debate on advances, techniques and controversies associated with tendinopathy of the shoulder and elbow, including areas of therapy, biologics and surgery.
Pain in your shoulder on lifting your arm to shoulder height? Pain lying on your side at night? Pain after periods of increased activity such as gardening? You may well be experiencing shoulder pain as a result of what lots of people refer to as ‘impingement’. I use the inverted commas as the term impingement is a controversial one and one which many health care professionals are trying to move away from using. Why? First you need to understand a little about the anatomy and