Release of a stiff elbowIf you are struggling with elbow pain, a lack of mobility in your elbow, or you are unable to straighten your arm, we work with Orthopaedic teams to support you
Common causes of pain in the elbow include sprains from overstretching a ligament, tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, a build-up of fluid over the elbow joint (bursitis), trapped nerves, osteoarthritis or repetitive strain injury. It can be all too easy to put a stiff elbow down to overdoing things but, if you are unable to straighten your arm fully or make a fist with your fingers, this is often a sign of trauma or arthritis and you should seek help from a specialist.
A fast diagnosis for your elbow pain to support a prompt recovery
The first step is to book an initial consultation to discuss your symptoms with a Consultant. You can choose to have this appointment at KIMS Hospital or Sevenoaks Medical Centre. If the problem is caused by inflammation, your Consultant may suggest you have anti-inflammatory medication or an anti-inflammatory injection. They may also refer you to have physical therapy treatment to help restore movement. However, in more severe cases, your Consultant may recommend you undergo an investigative procedure to examine the joint and remove any loose bodies within the elbow. This is often an arthroscopic (keyhole) procedure to remove spurs on the ends of bones or to treat other problems within the joint.
You can see expert consultants and have a range of scans and tests at either one of our facilities below. If you need a procedure or surgery, this will be carried out at KIMS Hospital in Maidstone.
KIMS Hospital, Maidstone
Sevenoaks Medical Centre
Prices & payment
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Where will my treatment take place?
Regardless of where you had your initial consultation or tests, if your Consultant refers you for an investigative procedure or surgery, this will take place at KIMS Hospital in Maidstone. For most outpatient appointments, including some physical therapy treatment and any follow up appointments with your Consultant, you can choose to be seen at either KIMS Hospital or Sevenoaks Medical Centre.
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- Appointment enquiry
Our team are on hand to help answer any queries you might have about coming to KIMS Hospital or Sevenoaks Medical Centre. You can use the form below and one of our team will be in touch. Alternatively to speak to a member of our friendly team, please call 01622 237 500 between 8am-8pm Monday to Friday.
If you would like to book an appointment, you can use the form below and one of our team will be in touch.
Alternatively to speak to a member of our friendly team, please call 01622 237 500 between 8am-8pm Monday to Friday.
Please be aware, if you are requesting a diagnostic scan such as an MRI, or CT, you must have a referral from a relevant clinician or Allied Health professional such as a physiotherapist.