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  • Examination of lateral elbow pain - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (15 mins)

    This content consists of a 15 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    As a consultant hand, wrist and elbow surgeon, Mr David Hargreaves treats a wide range of degenerative and traumatic conditions in adults and children. He specialises in minimal access surgery.

    Mr Hargreaves studied at Middlesex Hospital Medical School and undertook his surgical training at Kings College Hospital and St Mary's. He completed a Hand Fellowship in Sydney, Australia with Clinical Fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA, and Schultess Clinic, Zurich.

    Mr Hargreaves has a special interest in arthroscopic procedures of wrist and elbow and research interests include wrist instability and elbow injuries. A keen amateur sportsman himself (golf, tennis coach, sailing and skiing), Mr Hargreaves understands the importance of technical excellence. He has developed an expertise in the management of sports injuries of the upper limb from a wide range of sports, including international cricket, hockey, rugby, football, sailing and golf. He also has experience with the management of musicians and performing artists, and fully recognises the importance they place on manual dexterity.

    Mr Hargreaves' recent and current appointments include Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Society of Surgery of the Hand and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

  • LUCL injuries: Sequelae of dislocation or isolated injury - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (14 mins)

    This content consists of a 14 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Professor Adam Watts is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon, with a special interest in wrist and elbow surgery, and also orthopaedic trauma.

    After graduating from London University in 1997 He trained in London and completed specialist training in Edinburgh. His fellowship training in Hand and Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery was in Adelaide, Australia and Wrightington Hospital, England.

    Professor Watts specialises in arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, joint replacement and trauma reconstruction surgery. His research areas include anatomy, elbow replacement and elbow instability, wrist and forearm trauma reconstruction.

    Professor Watts is visiting Professor at Manchester University where he supervises a number of PhD projects. He is Research coordinator for the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington and has published widely in peer-review journals on orthopaedic surgery, primarily of the hand and upper limb. He is convenor of the Wrightington Tips and Tricks in Elbow Surgery Course and Wrightington Cadaveric Elbow, Hand and Wrist Trauma Course.

  • Management of late presentation biceps rupture - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (13 mins)

    This content consists of a 13 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Professor Adam Watts is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon, with a special interest in wrist and elbow surgery, and also orthopaedic trauma.

    After graduating from London University in 1997 He trained in London and completed specialist training in Edinburgh. His fellowship training in Hand and Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery was in Adelaide, Australia and Wrightington Hospital, England.

    Professor Watts specialises in arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, joint replacement and trauma reconstruction surgery. His research areas include anatomy, elbow replacement and elbow instability, wrist and forearm trauma reconstruction.

    Professor Watts is visiting Professor at Manchester University where he supervises a number of PhD projects. He is Research coordinator for the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington and has published widely in peer-review journals on orthopaedic surgery, primarily of the hand and upper limb. He is convenor of the Wrightington Tips and Tricks in Elbow Surgery Course and Wrightington Cadaveric Elbow, Hand and Wrist Trauma Course.

  • Biceps and triceps tendonitis - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (10 mins)

    This content consists of a 10 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Alejandro Badia studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU, where he also trained in orthopaedics. A hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh was followed by an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg, Germany.

    In 2008, Dr Badia created the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, in Florida, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb encompassing the Surgery Centre at Doral, OrthoNOW walk in clinic, rehab centre, an imaging facility and more recently, franchised OrthoNOW, the only orthopedic urgent care chain in the world.

    Dr Badia runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and previously organized a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons /therapists that is devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty held at the world renowned Miami Anatomical Research Centre (MARC) — the world's largest surgical cadaveric training lab — which Dr Badia co-founded in 2005.

    He is a founding member of the American Hand Institute, a think tank and medical device start-up company focused on minimally invasive solutions to hand, wrist and elbow pathology.

    Dr Badia was previously the worldwide president of the International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand (ISSPORTH), was named to 100 Latinos Miami, and was featured on the Hispanic Entrepreneur website. He is a member of multiple national subspecialty medical societies (AAOS, ASSH, AAHS), honorary member of more than 10 international hand surgery and arthroscopy associations, and served as honoured professor at the prestigious Philadelphia Hand Course in 2012.

    He can be easily reached via www.drbadia.com, a patient education portal and website for hand surgeon academic exchange, or via (305) 227-HAND at the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center or at OrthoNOW, (305) 537-7272 www.OrthoNOWcare.com.

  • Elbow instability: UK perspective and assessment - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (13 mins)

    This content consists of a 13 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    As a consultant hand, wrist and elbow surgeon, Mr David Hargreaves treats a wide range of degenerative and traumatic conditions in adults and children. He specialises in minimal access surgery.

    Mr Hargreaves studied at Middlesex Hospital Medical School and undertook his surgical training at Kings College Hospital and St Mary's. He completed a Hand Fellowship in Sydney, Australia with Clinical Fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA, and Schultess Clinic, Zurich.

    Mr Hargreaves has a special interest in arthroscopic procedures of wrist and elbow and research interests include wrist instability and elbow injuries. A keen amateur sportsman himself (golf, tennis coach, sailing and skiing), Mr Hargreaves understands the importance of technical excellence. He has developed an expertise in the management of sports injuries of the upper limb from a wide range of sports, including international cricket, hockey, rugby, football, sailing and golf. He also has experience with the management of musicians and performing artists, and fully recognises the importance they place on manual dexterity.

    Mr Hargreaves' recent and current appointments include Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Society of Surgery of the Hand and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

  • Management of acute elbow dislocations - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (13 mins)

    This content consists of a 13 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Mr David Stanley is a consultant elbow and shoulder surgeon based in Sheffield UK. He trained in Orthopaedics and Trauma in Plymouth, undertook a registrar training programme in Sheffield and then did a Fellowship in Sydney Australia.

    His main interest is elbow disorders and he enjoys treating complex trauma and elective elbow problems. He receives referrals from all parts of the UK. He has more than 50 peer reviewed publications of which the majority are on the elbow.

    In addition to his commitment to provide the highest quality of patient care, he is also passionate about training future Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has edited and written two textbooks on the elbow and for the last ten years has organised an International Elbow Meeting in Sheffield with speakers participating from America, Australia and Europe.

    Mr Stanley has recently completed a 3 year Chairmanship of the Intercollegiate Examination Board in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery which is the body responsible for examining Orthopaedic Surgeons in training prior to them becoming consultants. He is on the European Board of Orthopaedics and Trauma (EBOT) and is also Shadow Chairman for the new International Intercollegiate Examination in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

  • Clinical diagnosis and assessment - biceps and triceps - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (9 mins)

    This content consists of a 9 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Mr David Stanley is a consultant elbow and shoulder surgeon based in Sheffield UK. He trained in Orthopaedics and Trauma in Plymouth, undertook a registrar training programme in Sheffield and then did a Fellowship in Sydney Australia.

    His main interest is elbow disorders and he enjoys treating complex trauma and elective elbow problems. He receives referrals from all parts of the UK. He has more than 50 peer reviewed publications of which the majority are on the elbow.

    In addition to his commitment to provide the highest quality of patient care, he is also passionate about training future Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has edited and written two textbooks on the elbow and for the last ten years has organised an International Elbow Meeting in Sheffield with speakers participating from America, Australia and Europe.

    Mr Stanley has recently completed a 3 year Chairmanship of the Intercollegiate Examination Board in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery which is the body responsible for examining Orthopaedic Surgeons in training prior to them becoming consultants. He is on the European Board of Orthopaedics and Trauma (EBOT) and is also Shadow Chairman for the new International Intercollegiate Examination in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

  • Biceps rupture - the best early treatment - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (17 mins)

    This content consists of a 17 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Graham J. W. King received his MD degree at the University of British Columbia and trained in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Toronto. After qualifying as an orthopaedic surgeon in 1989, he completed a clinical fellowship in hand and wrist surgery and a Masters of Science degree at the University of Calgary. He gained further experience in wrist and elbow surgery and upper extremity bioengineering research at the Mayo Clinic.

    Dr King's current research interests focus on the biomechanics of the wrist and elbow, as well as computer and image guided surgery. He has received the Premier's Research Excellence Award from the Government of Ontario and the J. Edouard Samson Research Award from the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society. Dr King has represented the Canadian Orthopaedic Association as a North American Travelling Fellow and an American, British and Canadian Travelling Fellow. He has also served as the president of the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society.

    He was awarded a 2010 Dean's Award of Excellence for his research contributions to Western University.

  • MCL injuries: Acute rupture and chronic stretch - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (11 mins)

    This content consists of a 11 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Graham J. W. King received his MD degree at the University of British Columbia and trained in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Toronto. After qualifying as an orthopaedic surgeon in 1989, he completed a clinical fellowship in hand and wrist surgery and a Masters of Science degree at the University of Calgary. He gained further experience in wrist and elbow surgery and upper extremity bioengineering research at the Mayo Clinic.

    Dr King's current research interests focus on the biomechanics of the wrist and elbow, as well as computer and image guided surgery. He has received the Premier's Research Excellence Award from the Government of Ontario and the J. Edouard Samson Research Award from the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society. Dr King has represented the Canadian Orthopaedic Association as a North American Travelling Fellow and an American, British and Canadian Travelling Fellow. He has also served as the president of the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society.

    He was awarded a 2010 Dean's Award of Excellence for his research contributions to Western University.

  • Soft Tissue Treatments with Stuart Hinds: Shoulder Girdle Pain Incorporating Arm & Forearm Case Study Masterclass

    This case study on Elbow pain walks us through the assessment dynamics of local elbow dysfunction and how the soft tissues of the upper extremity above the elbow predispose to the overall condition. Stuart demonstrates treatment protocols based on clinical reasoning from the physical assessment which results in resolution of the condition. If you thirst for advanced clinical reasoning in your assessment and treatment these case study videos are unlike any educational series, taking you into the treatment room and picking apart the assessment and treatment rationale (1 hour video).

  • Patient Information Leaflet: Exercises and Advice for Tennis Elbow Injury [Printable leaflet]

    This patient information leaflet covers exercises and advice for tennis elbow injury. The leaflet includes an overview of the injury, along with specific strengthening and stretching exercises and repetition guidelines (which can be changed by practitioners where appropriate). Each exercise includes an image and description.

    The double sided A4 (prints as a 4pp folded A5) full colour leaflet in PDF format is designed to be printed out and handed to your clients and can also be used on your website as part of a "call to action" document download (for more information read our article "Physical therapy website design: 10 homepage essentials for getting new clients"). You can purchase the leaflet individually, as part of the patient information section or as part of a full site subscription. To see a sample of the leaflet please click on the image icon in the media contents box.

    Our Co-Kinetic patient advice leaflets are written and reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team of medical and fitness professionals. Every leaflet is peer-reviewed at the very minimum by a professional in each of the following disciplines: physical therapy, manual therapy and exercise/fitness. Where appropriate we may also ask a recognised national charity to review and approve the content.

  • The Clinician's Guide to Managing Tennis Elbow [Article]

    Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a common injury that is notoriously difficult to rehabilitate. This article provides a practical and progressive model for athletes to manage the condition and rehabilitate back to full function. This article is available free of charge until Weds 27th May - just Register to access it.