What is a pec major tendon rupture? Although uncommon a pec major tendon rupture can be a significant injury that is often missed. These injuries often occur in men and those who weight-lift in particular. Pectoralis (Pec) Major is the large muscle that gives the chest its characteristic shape in men. In women it [...]
About Nick FerranMr. Nick Ferran is a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon in London.
What is a shoulder steroid injection? For most shoulder & elbow surgeons a “ shoulder steroid injection” means a combined single injection of steroid and local anaesthetic. There are two commonly used steroids for musculoskeletal injections in the UK; methylprednisolone (Depo-medrol) and triamcinolone (Kenalog). I prefer to use triamcinolone in my injections as it [...]
Most patients who come to see me in clinic with shoulder problems complain about pain and disturbed sleep. Common complaints include difficulty finding a comfortable sleeping position and waking up several times as they roll on to the affected side. What are the effects of poor or disturbed sleep? Disturbed sleep may affect daytime [...]