Entries by The Clinic Team

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment Assessed in the British Medical Journal

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has recently assessed the treatment of shoulder dislocation. Causing a lot of pain and discomfort, shoulder dislocations tend to have a significant impact on daily activities. Understanding how to treat them correctly can reduce costs as well as prevent recurring dislocations. Here, we will look at what the BMJ assessment […]

Mr Ali Narvani co-authors article published in the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery

London shoulder specialist Mr Ali Narvani was recently published in the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery. Entitled ‘Posterior Shoulder Instability: The Augmented McLaughlin Procedure’, the article presented another option for the management of chronic posterior dislocations. Mr Narvani and his fellow authors carried out research at two centres in the UK; Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Unit in Ashford and St […]

Understanding Shoulder Labrum Tears

The shoulder is a complex joint and it is susceptible to a wide range of injuries. Shoulder labrum tears are just one type of injury that can cause pain and instability. So, what are shoulder labrum tears and how can you tell if you are suffering with this type of injury? What is the shoulder […]

Mr Ali Narvani comments on Rotator Cuff Tear Review in Arthroscopy

London Shoulder Specialist Mr Ali Narvani and his team had a letter to the editor featured in October’s Arthroscopy, commenting on a recent review of modern literature relating to rotator cuff tears published in the journal earlier this year. The review, entitled ‘Arthroscopic Superior Capsular Reconstruction for Massive, Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review […]

Quit It: Smoking Increases Risks After Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder surgery, like any surgery, doesn’t come without its risks. However, in certain patients these risks are elevated. And it seems that smokers are particularly vulnerable to complications after shoulder surgery. The impact of tobacco use on complications after hip and knee surgery has been well documented, but a recent study in The Bone and […]

British Orthopaedic Association Urges Restarting Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgery

According to data released by NHS England, elective orthopaedic surgery has experienced one of the lowest returns to normal activity in August 2020. Now, the British Orthopaedic Association is urging the restart of orthopaedic surgery. Here, we will look at why the sector is experiencing a slower return to surgery and the risks delayed treatment […]

Day Case Rotator Cuff Repair Less Risky Than Hospital Stay After Surgery 

A new study has revealed that day case rotator cuff repairs could be less risky than hospital stays after surgery. The results, published within the Arthroscopy journal, could prove useful to patients and surgeons in terms of recovery.  Here, we’ll look at the new study and its findings, alongside the common risks and complications associated with rotator […]

What to Expect from Your Shoulder Surgery Recovery?

Undergoing shoulder surgery is an effective way to treat numerous shoulder issues. However, it’s important to understand what to expect in terms of recovery. If you want to experience the best results, it’s crucial to follow the surgeon’s aftercare advice. If you’re not sure what to expect from shoulder surgery recovery, below you’ll discover everything […]