Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone (humerus) firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. 30% of people will experience shoulder pain in their lives. A rotator cuff injury can cause a dull ache in the shoulder which can radiate down to the arm. The pain can be sharp on certain movements and is often worsens when you try to sleep on the involved side. A rotator cuff injury can make it difficult and painful to do everyday tasks, such as brushing your hair and getting dressed

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Case Study - A lady with a disc protrusion in her lower back

SP is a 44 Lady who had a L4-5 disc protrusion. She had occasional low back pain on/off but nothing that stopped her from doing her normal activities. When on holidays last year and bending down she had a sudden increase in low back pain which caused it to be very difficult to move. She had an MRI which showed a L4-5 disc protrusion.

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Case Study - A footballer who was seen pre and post knee surgery (LCL and ACL Knee ligament repair)

LW is a 20 year old footballer who had a traumatic football injury where he was tackled and landed awkwardly onto his left knee. He was sent to A&E where an X-ray revealed he had an avulsion fracture of the head of fibula. He had an MRI following this and this showed he had ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) as well as sustaining ruptures to his biceps femoris tendon (part of hamstrings) and popliteus tendon.

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