Entries by The Clinic Team

UK Study Finds Diabetes Likely Cause of Frozen Shoulder

A new UK study has revealed that Diabetes Type 1 can lead to musculoskeletal issues such as frozen shoulder. The research was presented at the 2021 Diabetes UK Professional Conference. Here, we will look at what the study found and the link between diabetes and frozen shoulder. Understanding the study Researchers from the University of […]

Returning to Work and Play After Rotator Cuff Repair

After undergoing a rotator cuff repair, it is important to give the body plenty of time to heal. Returning to work and sporting or leisure activities should only be considered once the body has fully repaired. The length of time this will take depends upon multiple factors. A recent study has also revealed some patients […]

Releasing a Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a common condition that can cause significant pain within the shoulder. It tends to clear up by itself over a period of time, though it may take up to a year for it to fully recover. To speed up recovery and ease the symptoms caused by the condition, there are several things […]

Signs You Might Need Shoulder Surgery

When you suffer a shoulder injury, it will not always need to be treated with surgery. In fact, most shoulder injuries will heal without surgical intervention. However, in cases where surgery is required, the procedure should be carried out as early as possible. If you want to ensure you get the right type of treatment […]

Common Types of Shoulder Fractures and Your Treatment Options

Shoulder fractures are common, and they often require a long recovery period. However, actual recovery time and treatment options are determined by the type of fracture that has occurred. There are different types of fractures a patient can experience. Here, we will look at the common types of shoulder fractures and the treatment options available. […]

WFH Can Be a Pain, Arthritis Charity Study Finds

The coronavirus pandemic has forced more people than ever before to work from home. However, according to new research, the WFH practice can cause a number of health issues, including musculoskeletal pain. A study led by the charity Versus Arthritis, found that four out of five people who have switched to WFH since the pandemic […]

Study Finds Majority of Shoulder Replacements Last More Than 10 Years

A new study has revealed that most shoulder replacements last more than a decade. It was carried out by the National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration South West Peninsula, and the University of Exeter. Known to be the largest study of its kind, it provides reassurance to patients and surgeons alike. Here, we’ll […]

Ancient Woodworking Technique Informs Shoulder Stabilising Surgery

A new technique for the treatment of shoulder instability has been identified, taking inspiration from ancient woodworking design. Known as the ‘Inlay Bristow’ technique, the arthroscopic procedure has shown a high success rate for patients experiencing recurrent shoulder instability. Here, we will look at the new technique and what it could mean for patients. You […]

Study Finds Combined Corticosteroid and Exercise Successful at Treating Frozen Shoulder

New meta-analysis has revealed that combined corticosteroid and exercise are successful at treating frozen shoulder. The study, published within the JAMA Network Open journal, identified the combined treatment as being most effective in patients who had experienced frozen shoulder for one year or less. Here, we’ll look at what the study found and the different […]