2. How do you treat tennis elbow?

1. What is tennis elbow? 2. How do you treat tennis elbow? 3. Surgery for tennis elbow 4. Tennis elbow – advice for tennis players Rest As described in my previous article, tennis elbow is essentially an overuse injury, so the first line of treatment is obvious: break the vicious circle and give the tendon a chance […]

3. Rotator cuff repair

1.The rotator cuff and subacromial impingement 2.Rotator cuff tears 3. Rotator cuff repair 4. Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) The challenge of rotator cuff repair When the rotator cuff tears, it usually pulls away from the bone in a degenerate part of the tendon.  This most commonly affects the supraspinatus tendon.  The challenge for the surgeon is […]

2. Rotator cuff tears

1. The rotator cuff and subacromial impingement  2. Rotator cuff tears 3. Rotator cuff repair 4. Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) Why do rotator cuff tears happen? The underlying cause of most rotator cuff tears is tendinopathy.  This is the degeneration or wear and tear which occurs in our tendons as we get older.  The tear […]