This is the time of year when many of us would normally be heading off to enjoy our two weeks of Winter sunshine on the ski slopes. Unfortunately, the impact of Covid means that skiing is off the agenda this year for most of us but as we begin our slow return to normality hopefully…
As orthopaedic surgeons we encourage our patients to take an active role in managing and treating their condition.
A dislocated shoulder is a very painful injury that occurs when your upper arm bone pops out of the socket in your shoulder joint. Because the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body it is particularly susceptible to dislocation and there is a risk of repeated dislocations if the joint becomes unstable.
In 2019, the head of medicine for English rugby called on managers of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to consider making significant changes to the professional game to address a big jump in the severity of injuries on the pitch.