Shoulder pain due to previous elbow fracture, in 10 year old girl

Photos showing before and after treatment of a 10 year old girl at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic, Chertsey, Surrey.

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This ten year old girl presented with right shoulder pain, especially whilst writing at school. She had suffered a complicated fracture to her elbow 18 months prior to attending our clinic. The fracture had set incorrectly and had to be surgically broken and re-set, with plates and pins inserted, which were later removed. Whilst healing occurred she received intensive physiotherapy over one year and hydrotherapy for four months. No further treatment was advised at her 18 month check-up and she was left with very limited movement in her elbow, as can be seen in the photographs taken on 14.9.13. This case is shown in the hospitals for doctors who are undertaking training, as the worst case of this type of fracture that the consultant had seen. Continue reading to see how she was treated at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic. Continue reading