Surgeons representing London Bridge Orthopaedics gave presentations to a group of city based physiotherapists at LBO’s headquarters at the Shard.
Mr Sam Gidwani hand and wrist surgeon discussed various themes such as scaphoid fractures including examination, tenderness and range of motion. Participants were given a practical demonstration on hand & wrist examinations. Mr Simon Mellor discussed various shoulder presentations and the actual need for surgery.
Later in the week, Mr Simon Owen Johnstone, London Bridge Orthopaedics’ consultant shoulder surgeon, delivered a breakfast talk to a separate group of city-based physiotherapists. He focused on Glenoid Labrum: anatomy, normal variants, presentations such as deep pain, instability and clinical tests. Delegates found the talk helpful with their daily cohort of city-based workers.
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Scaphoid fractures occur most commonly in young adults after a fall onto an outstretched hand, often during sports. Patients present with wrist pain, sometimes with swelling, and often with tenderness in the 'anatomical snuff-box'. The treatment of this injury presents ...