Shoulder & Elbow

Palmetto Bone & Joint physicians diagnose and treat conditions of the shoulder and elbow whether caused by sports injury, arthritis or growing weakness over time, including total joint replacement.

Symptoms Requiring Attention

  • Shoulder pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Stiffness
  • Difficulty moving
  • Weakness in the joint
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness

Common Conditions Treated

  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Throwing injuries
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Ligament injury
  • Fracture
  • Nerve injuries
  • Bursitis

The shoulder is the body’s most mobile joint and enables the arm to have a wide range of motion. Shoulder pain is very common.


Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting nearly 27 million Americans ages 25 and older.


About 6 million people break bones in the United States every year. The most frequently broken bone is the clavicle, or collarbone.