What is a Lipoma and when should you be worried about a lump?

Read 19th Aug 2019

Lipomas are the most common soft tissue tumour. We explain what a lipoma is, how they are investigated and treated and when you should be worried about a lump.

What is calcific tendinitis?

Read 10th May 2019

Calcific tendinitis or calcific tendinopathy is a condition where calcium is deposited in a degenerative tendon. While the condition can resolve on its own, it does go through several phases one of which can result in severe shoulder pain. In this blog we explain what calcific tendonitis is and how it is diagnosed and treated.

Pain in your shoulder and neck? 5 signs that the neck could be the problem.

Read 5th Apr 2019

Combined shoulder and neck pain is common and it can be difficult to determine if the problem is coming from the shoulder, the neck, or both. In this blog we discuss some signs that may suggest that the neck is the problem and not the shoulder.

Top 5 causes of shoulder pain if you're over 30!

Read 1st Mar 2019

Shoulder pain can affect any one. Several shoulder conditions are more common in certain age groups. In this blog we discuss the top 5 causes of shoulder pain if you're over 30.

What is Atraumatic Shoulder Instability? - Guest Blog

Read 3rd Feb 2019

British Gymnastics, W5 Physio, and Chelmsford Physio, Physiotherapist Bradley Scanes joins us for our first guest blog on Aturamatic Shoulder Instability. This uncommon type of shoulder instability often affects people under 30 causing recurrent subluxation or dislocation of the shoulder. The first line of treatment is often physiotherapy and Brad gives his thoughts and rehabilitation regime for patients with this condition.

If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, be #ShoulderSafe!

Read 1st Jan 2019

One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to get fit and many of us flock to the gyms. Shoulder injury or pain from gym activity is common. In this blog we give you tips to be #ShoulderSafe in the gym!

Lets talk about pecs! Don't miss a pec major tendon rupture.

Read 1st Dec 2018

Pec major tendon ruptures often are a missed injury but the best outcome for patients occurs when they are diagnosed and treated early. In this blog we discuss the mechanism of injury, signs, symptoms, and treatment of pec major tendon ruptures.

De-mystifying steroid injections in the shoulder and elbow.

Read 1st Nov 2018

Steroid injections are commonly used around the shoulder and sometimes the elbow. In this month's blog we discuss steroid injections, their uses, effect, risks and answer some common questions patients ask about them.

Has your shoulder got you tossing and turning?

Read 8th Oct 2018

Shoulder pain often causes problems with sleep. If you missed our article on the effects of shoulder pain on sleep in The Weekend Pages you can have a read of it here.