May 28, 2019
There is a higher incidence of falls in the winters when ground is often wet and slippery. It is quite common to sustain a shoulder injury from a simp...
May 28, 2019
Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), is a very familiar term used to describe pain on the outside (lateral aspect) of the elbow. EPIDEMIOLOGY: Usuall...
May 28, 2019
TREATMENT: Whilst there is little debate on the treatment of type 1&2 (conservative), and type 4-6 (surgery), type 3 injuries continue to presen...
May 25, 2019
There are lots of ‘scores’ used in the medical world, like the well known Glasgow Coma scale (GCS) to assess patient’s level of cons...
May 25, 2019
Humans have always been fascinated by stars. Since prehistoric times, we have used stars for developing calendars, creating stories, navigation, astro...
May 25, 2019
INTRODUCTION: Being a surgeon, I have a reasonably busy job that involves a lot of walking and standing on a regular basis. My phone’s step coun...
May 25, 2019
This is perhaps the most common presumptive diagnosis in shoulder pathology at the point of referral from primary care. Painful shoulder with limited ...
May 25, 2019
Biceps tendon originates around the shoulder and inserts around the elbow. It is the main flexor of elbow, and accessory supinator of the forearm. Thi...