Entries by The Clinic Team

Large-scale UK Study Evaluates Treatment For Rotator Cuff Tears

Although physiotherapy and corticosteroid injections are commonly used in the treatment of rotator cuff disorders, their effectiveness hasn’t previously been proven. Now, a new large-scale study has provided some insight into patient outcomes, following these common treatments. Here, we’ll look at what the study found and why physiotherapy is largely used to treat rotator cuff […]

Rotator Cuff Disorders: Tendonitis or Tear?

Shoulder pain is something most of us experience at some point in our lives. However, if the pain doesn’t go away, it could be a sign of a more serious injury. There are lots of shoulder injuries you can develop, and rotator cuff disorders are particularly common. Here, you’ll learn about the different rotator cuff […]

Treating Tennis Shoulder: the Management of Shoulder Impingement

Tennis shoulder is a common injury, typically experienced by athletes. Also known as shoulder impingement syndrome, it can develop suddenly, or gradually. Patients may experience significant pain when lifting their arm, causing difficulty when playing sport or carrying out daily activities. As Wimbledon makes its post-COVID comeback this month, now is the perfect time to […]

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 […]