Almost all adults will have a scar of some sort somewhere on their body. Reading this article will give you an insight into how to decide if your patient’s scar is contributing to their symptoms and how to work with the tissue to allow the return of proper alignment, free movement and more normal looking skin. As the author says, “If I can get the scar unstuck the tissue ‘goes home’.” This article has been extracted from chapter 9 of the book Scars, Adhesions and the Biotensegral Body by Jan Trewartha and Sharon Wheeler.
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Mr David Houlihan-Burne is a lower limb reconstruction surgeon, specialising in knee surgery, both of sports injuries and arthritis.
Mr Houlihan-Burne qualified from St Mary's Hospital Medical School, Imperial College in 1995. His Orthopaedic training took place in London with specialist and fellowship training in knee and sports injury surgery at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol.
He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Knee surgeon at The Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospital in 2005 and has built up a lower limb surgery practice, providing care for many local amateur and semi-professional sports players.
He has a particular interest in knee ligament surgery, as well as the treatment of knee arthritis in the younger patient, including knee cartilage transplantation. He has experience in all aspects of knee reconstructive surgery and is one of the UK and European lead surgeons in developing a rapid recovery protocol following hip and knee replacement surgery.
Mr Houlihan-Burne is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) and the British Association for Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM).
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Dr Ben Forster was educated in Brisbane and received his Medical Degree from the University of Queensland in 1991. He completed his orthopaedic training in 2000 and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in that year.
His Fellowship Training was undertaken in Foot and Ankle surgery in Bristol, United Kingdom, knee surgery studies in Southampton, United Kingdom, and further training in Lecco, Italy. He has a special interest in sports and arthroscopic surgery.
Dr Forster is an Associate Clinical Lecturer with the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and ISAKOS. He has a public appointment at the Mater Hospital, South Brisbane. He is also involved with the Queensland Reds Rugby Union Team, Brisbane Lions AFL, Gold Coast Suns AFL, North Queensland Cowboys NRL, Gold Coast Titans NRL, along with the Queensland Ballet.
Mr Tim Spalding has a specialist interest in reconstructive knee surgery includes meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, ligament reconstruction including multi-ligament injuries, and osteotomy.
His training took place in Oxford and at Royal Hospital Haslar, prior to a specialist arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto in 1994-1995. He qualified in 1982 from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy.
Mr Spalding joined the University Hospitals Coventry in 2000 after five years as a Consultant in the armed forces. He has a busy sports knee surgery practice, runs a knee fellowship program and continues to be very active in teaching and research, pioneering several new techniques.
A key part of Mr Spalding's practice is understanding the impact and result of surgery and treatment. He is one of the national leads for the National Ligament Registry, for countrywide information on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, and he monitors results of the pioneering surgery that he undertakes to reconstruct the knee.
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Professor Lennard Funk qualified in medicine at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1990. He earned his FRCS and FRCS (Tr & Orth) at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow and completed a Fellowship at the Reading shoulder Unit. In addition to his surgical qualifications, he holds a BSc in Sports Physiology and an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering.
Professor Funk specialises in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow, dealing in complex and tertiary referral cases. He routinely treats elite and professional athletes. His research interests and activities include sports injuries of the shoulder, surface replacement arthroplasty, arthroscopic simulator training, strain responses of rotator cuff tissue, orthobiologics in shoulder surgery and 3D MRI.
Professor Funk holds Honorary Professorships at Salford University and at the University of Bolton. In addition to his surgical qualifications, he is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK and is involved in developing and running Postgraduate degrees for surgeons, therapists and sports clinicians in Orthopaedics. He lectures nationally and internationally on shoulder surgery, sports injuries and medical informatics. He is published widely in medical journals and a member of many international and national professional organisations. For more details visit www.shoulderdoc.co.uk
Mr Steve Corbett qualified from St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1990. He undertook surgical training, both in the UK and France, and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his work on fracture healing. In 2003, he was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, specialising in Upper Limb Surgery.
Mr Corbett is a named reviewer and expert opinion for medical journals and is an editor/contributor of several leading text books. His research interests include clavicle fractures, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff tears and the treatment of 'tennis elbow'.
Mr Corbett is a surgeon to sports professionals in rugby, cricket, football and athletics. His primary interest is arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery, and the reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries. In the past he was a very keen sportsman and now enjoys trying to help patients to successfully return to their chosen activities
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Dr Gregory DiFelice is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in Sports Traumatology and Joint Reconstruction Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
He also holds an appointment at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University as an Assistant Professor. His regional interests include the knee, shoulder and hip.
Dr DiFelice has particular interests in ligament reconstruction of the knee with extensive experience in multi-ligament reconstructions, cartilage and meniscal repair of the knee, arthroscopic shoulder surgery including labral and rotator cuff repairs, and arthroplasty of the knee, shoulder and hip. He frequently lectures on these interests both domestically and internationally.
Dr Peter Myers is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Sports Medicine. He is a Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Mater Public Hospital and is in private practice at the Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.
After graduating in Medicine from the University of Queensland, Dr Myers completed his Orthopaedic Training in Queensland, before undertaking two years of Fellowship training overseas working in Sports Orthopaedic Centres in Atlanta (USA), Toronto (Canada), and Edinburgh (Scotland). Dr Myers attends a number of Brisbane's Sporting Clubs as Team Doctor. He is on State, National and International Committees for various Sporting Associations, and is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and Patron of Sports Medicine Australia (Qld Branch). His practice focuses on Sports Orthopaedics and knee surgery. He is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and a College Examiner in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr Myers has published and presented numerous papers on Sports Medicine and other topics both locally and internationally. In 1992, he was awarded Honorary Membership of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. In 2000, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to sport, and in 2014, Dr Myers was appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Dr Jo Stephen is a Research Fellow at Imperial College London in the Biomechanics Research Group, within the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She completed her PhD there in 2014 on the subject of the patellofemoral joint. She currently undertakes clinical and laboratory based research into lower limb sports injuries, collaborating with surgeons from The Fortius Clinic, London.
Prior to joining the Biomechanics Group, Dr Stephen worked as a physiotherapist in professional sport before developing a specific interest in lower limb injuries and moving into research. She currently maintains her clinical practice with part time private clinics as a consultant physiotherapist at Physio Remedies. Dr Stephen has a master's degree in Sports Physiotherapy from Cardiff University and undertook her undergraduate physiotherapy degree in Edinburgh.
Recently she attended the International Patellofemoral Study group meeting and has published work on the patellofemoral joint. She is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopaedic Research and a number of medical engineering journals.
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Professor Damian Griffin gained a First Class degree in Physiology in Cambridge, and then studied Medicine in Oxford. He trained as an orthopaedic surgeon in Oxford and the United States, returning to Cambridge to study and research the clinical epidemiology of musculoskeletal disease. He worked as a Consultant in Oxford before taking up the Foundation Chair in Warwick in 2002 and helping to establish Warwick Medical School.
His clinical interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of hip pain in young adults. Joint-preserving surgery for early arthritis, the development of hip arthroscopy, and the management of femoro-acetabular impingement, sporting injury and acetabular fractures are particular passions of his as well. Professor Griffin runs a national referral service for young and active people with hip pain, based at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and at the BMI Meriden Hospital.
In Warwick Orthopaedics, he has built a new academic department with a clear focus on the assessment of clinical effectiveness of orthopaedic surgery, developing new methods for clinical research, scientifically robust but more suited to surgery, as well as performing primary and secondary research on clinical effectiveness. He is an internationally recognised expert, regularly teaching and lecturing all over the world, and drawing patients for specialist opinions and surgery from the UK, Europe and elsewhere.
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Dr Raj Subbu has an interest in MSK soft tissue injuries specifically hamstring injuries and the management of proximal hamstring avulsions. Dr Subbu represented Swansea City Football Club and Wales at junior levels and his interest in football medicine developed after sustaining personal serious knee injuries.
Dr Subbu graduated from Cardiff Medical School in 2008 obtaining my MBBch and a BSci (HONS) from Manchester University in 2003. He completed his Foundation Training and Core Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the West Midlands Deanery and moved to London in 2013 as a Clinical Sports Research Fellow based at University College London Hospital and the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health.
He has published in a variety of specialties and presented at a number of national and international meetings. Dr Subbu has a keen interest in anatomy education contributing to textbooks including Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy 7th Edition and demonstrating anatomy at national and international levels.
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