USEFUL VIDEOS ON SHOULDER AND ELBOW CONDITIONS AND TREATMENT IOANNIS POLYZOIS
Tennis elbow: what is it and how can it be treated?
Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is one of the most common elbow conditions. It is characterised by pain on the outer side of the elbow, as well as swelling and tenderness. Treatment may consist of physiotherapy, steroid or PRP injections, and in extreme cases, surgery. Mr Ioannis Polyzois, a leading orthopaedic surgeon at the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic, explains what tennis elbow is, who is prone to developing tennis elbow and the treatments available.
What sports cause the most injuries
Sports that are commonly associated with injury are often collision sports, such as rugby and football. Other sports that can pose a significant risk of injury include netball, skiing, snowboarding, water sports and weight lifting. Top orthopaedic surgeon Mr Ioannis Polyzois of the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic explains which sports cause the most injuries.
What shoulder injuries require surgery
In reality, most shoulder injuries do not require surgery to improve and will often do well with non-operative treatments. Mr Ioannis Polyzois, an expert orthopaedic surgeon of the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic discusses when a shoulder injury would need surgery, and when it wouldn't.
What does it feel like when you have a torn rotator cuff
Upper limb injuries are very common, often resulting from instances of falling on an outstretched hand or wrist. Hence, wrist fractures are very common, but also inury to the soft tissues of the shoulder can result. Such an injury often causes damage to the internal rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder. Rotator cuff injuries are often characterised by an inability to raise the arm above a certain level. Mr Ioannis Polyzois, a top orthopaedic surgeon of the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic explains what a torn rotator cuff is and what it feels like.