Initially developed for people with rheumatoid arthritis, elbow replacements gained popularity for treating other conditions that damage the articular cartilage now most common indication being trauma and osteoarthritits. Who needs an elbow replacement? Several conditions may cause elbow pain and damage that may require a replacement of the joint: Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid arthritis Chronic instability Severe […]
A scaphoid fracture is a type of wrist fracture that occurs most commonly from a fall on the outstretched hand. As undisplaced scaphoid fractures are sometimes difficult to see on X rays you may not know you have one until 2 to 3 weeks later and many people can confuse this with a sprain. It is important to treat […]
We use our thumbs more than the rest of our fingers. Scientists say the evolution of the human race can be attributed to our ability to make tools and the opposed thumb played a large contribution to this. As a result, thumbs are more likely to be injured during our daily activities and with age […]
Shoulder anatomy and dislocation The shoulder is the most mobile joint in our body. It consists of a ball known as the humeral head and a socket known as the glenoid. The high mobility of the shoulder requires a very shallow socket (glenoid). Around the socket there is a bumper (cartilage rim) called labrum which, […]
If you suffer with an Upper Limb problem, you are in the right place.
I am an Orthopaedic Surgeon sub-specialized in the diagnostic and treatment of Upper Limb problems. Pain in the shoulder, elbow or hand can have a significant impact upon daily living and can restrict your ability to perform exercise and sports.
My goal is to provide a personalized expert opinion to ensure that you can benefit from the best treatment in the shortest time possible. Useful information related to Upper Limb problems can be found browsing this website. My practice is based in Gibraltar and Marbella (Spain) but I do occasional work in Bucharest and London. Read more
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