Entries by The Clinic Team

Living with shoulder instability: management and treatment

Your shoulder provides a much wider range of motion than any other joint in your body. However, this also makes it much more likely to suffer from instability. The cause of this painful condition varies between old and younger patients. Whatever the cause, successful treatment often relies upon early detection. Here, we’ll look at how […]

Tuning your tennis shoulder

The temperatures have plummeted and rain is predicted so we must be nearing one of the highlights of the British summer: Wimbledon. As the oldest and most prestigious of the Grand Slams looms, it’s that time of year when even amateur tennis enthusiasts dust off their rackets and a great opportunity to highlight one of […]

Age is not a factor in shoulder replacement success

A recent study has shown that age may not necessarily be a factor in determining shoulder replacement success. This result has surprised researchers, as up until now, age has always been associated with a decreased chance of success. What’s more, older patients tend to experience far less complications and gain an increased level of shoulder function […]

London Shoulder Specialist to speak at Sport and Exercise Medicine Symposium

London Shoulder Specialist Ms Susan Alexander is to speak at this month’s One Day International Sport and Exercise Medicine Symposium held in London. Entitled ‘From Pain to Performance’, the conference is widely recognised as one of the leading sport and exercise medicine conferences in the UK and is facilitated by the Society of Sports Therapists. […]

Could stem cells be used to regrow rotator cuff tendons in the future?

A new discovery made by Uconn Health researchers, could revolutionise the way rotator cuff tears are treated forever. Using stem cells, the researchers found that they could regenerate the tendons, completely repairing the tear without surgery. This exciting discovery provides hope, particularly for athletes, that this common shoulder issue could be treated quickly and almost […]

Shouldering the pain: shoulder injuries in professional cricketers

Shoulder injuries are most commonly associated with contact sports such as rugby. However, they’re also extremely common in non-contact sports such as cricket and, as the clocks go forward and temperatures get warmer, we see the attention of sporting fans turn to the start of the domestic cricket season. Due to the repetitive actions used […]