Entries by The Clinic Team

How Do I Know If I Have Damaged My Rotator Cuff?

Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. A recent study in the Shoulder & Elbow Journal indicated that the rotator cuff is implicated as a cause of shoulder pain in approximately 70% of patients. So, what is rotator cuff damage and how can you tell if you have damaged […]

What Are the First Signs of Frozen Shoulder?

If you are suffering with shoulder pain, it might be one of the first signs of Frozen Shoulder. This common condition affects mobility of the arm, while also causing pain and inflammation. Like all shoulder conditions, Frozen Shoulder presents specific symptoms that patients can look out for. So, what are the first signs of Frozen […]

London Shoulder Specialist publishes rotator cuff repair study

London Shoulder Specialist Mr Ali Narvani has co-authored a study on rotator cuff repair. Titled ‘Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Rotator Cuff Repairs Using All-Suture Anchors as Medial Row Anchors’, the research paper was recently published in The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery. The aim of the study was to report the clinical and […]

Preventing and Fixing Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercises you can do. Helping to strengthen the muscles and work out every part of the body, it can be great for your overall health. However, if you are a competitive swimmer, there are a few risks to be aware of such as Swimmer’s shoulder. Swimmer’s shoulder […]

Treatment Options for Glenoid Bone Loss in the Shoulder

Glenoid bone loss is common in those who suffer from anterior instability of the shoulder. The bone loss occurs in the shoulder socket, leading to issues with recurrent dislocations. Each dislocation can result in further bone loss. If you have been diagnosed with glenoid bone loss in the shoulder, you may be wondering what your […]

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 […]

Shoulder Pain Indicated as Among Most Persistent in New Pain Mapping Study

A new body-mapping study has revealed shoulder pain is one of the most persistent types of chronic pain. The study identified nine distinct types of chronic pain to aid in the diagnosis and treatment process for patients. Here, we’ll look at what the new pain mapping study discovered, alongside common causes of shoulder pain. What […]

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 […]