In this episode of Dr. Peter Attia‘s The Drive podcast, OrthoManhattan’s Dr. Alton Barron breaks down the anatomy of the upper extremities and discusses the most common injuries associated with this area of the body. He explains in detail how he examines the shoulder, elbow, and hand to find the source of the pain and lays out the non-surgical and surgical treatment options as well as the factors that determine whether surgery is appropriate. Additionally, Dr. Barron describes the surgical procedures that, when done appropriately, can lead to a tremendous reduction of pain and improvement in function.

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