Shoulder dislocation is a common injury seen in contact sports such as rugby and football. Last weekend the 31 year old Burnley goal keeper, Tom Heaton, landed awkwardly after colliding with his defender and was sidelined with a suspected shoulder dislocation. This was later confirmed and Tom has since undergone surgery on his left shoulder. This injury is called a traumatic dislocation and he is likely to need a few months of rehabilitation before he returns to play. No doub
In May 2017, the YSP team were fortunate to attend the two day Tendon, Nerves and Pain Master Class hosted by the prestigious Liverpool Upper Limb Unit. Speakers at this event included some of the country’s leading upper limb surgeons, physiotherapists, radiologists, and neurophysiologists. The program included an in depth debate on advances, techniques and controversies associated with tendinopathy of the shoulder and elbow, including areas of therapy, biologics and surgery.