By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: September 11, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

This patient is delighted at the improvement within a week of hydrodistension procedure for frozen shoulder. It is done awake with only local anaesthesia, patient can go home within half an hour and a home exercise program is given. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkbY5B90aKU

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: September 11, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

A minor procedure under local anaesthesia, hydrodistension of shoulder can work wonders for suitable patients.

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: September 03, 2019 In: Shoulder Dislocation, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Before deciding if shoulder replacement surgery, or arthroplasty, is your best treatment option on the roadmap to recovery, it’s helpful to understand what conditions it’s good for treating. Shoulder replacement would be considered when a person has long term and degenerative arthritis of the shoulder. Otherwise known as osteoarthritis,...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 28, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

There is a higher incidence of falls in the winters when ground is often wet and slippery. It is quite common to sustain a shoulder injury from a simple fall, and whilst a vast majority of falls will result in minimal or no long term damage, others can sustain...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 28, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), is a very familiar term used to describe pain on the outside (lateral aspect) of the elbow. EPIDEMIOLOGY: Usually affects middle aged patients with equal preponderance in males and females. Peak incidence is reported to be in early 50s. PATHOLOGY: Exact pathological process is still...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 28, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

TREATMENT: Whilst there is little debate on the treatment of type 1&2 (conservative), and type 4-6 (surgery), type 3 injuries continue to present a clinical dilemma. Historically, these fractures were treated conservatively and there are numerous papers to support this approach. With newer advances in arthroscopic techniques, there are...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 25, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

There are lots of ‘scores’ used in the medical world, like the well known Glasgow Coma scale (GCS) to assess patient’s level of consciousness. Fundamentally, these provide a numeric value to a complex situation, to ease record keeping and evaluate the progress against a baseline. this also provides a...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 25, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Humans have always been fascinated by stars. Since prehistoric times, we have used stars for developing calendars, creating stories, navigation, astrology, and even naming our kids! It is therefore natural that subconsciously it was recognised as a symbol of excellence, and more stars denoted a better product. Modern world...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 25, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

INTRODUCTION: Being a surgeon, I have a reasonably busy job that involves a lot of walking and standing on a regular basis. My phone’s step count was regularly clocking 6-7k just by covering my normal duties at work, due to the sheer size of the hospital. Outside of work,...

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By: Dr Praveen Sarda On: May 25, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

This is perhaps the most common presumptive diagnosis in shoulder pathology at the point of referral from primary care. Painful shoulder with limited movements is not always a true frozen shoulder. Frozen shoulder, also called ‘Adhesive capsulitis’, means the movements are physically restricted, usually due to mechanical causes. The...

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