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  • The Shoulder and Upper Limb
    Unit released its Quality Performance Report

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  • Dr. Ali Al Suwaidi, Head of the Shoulder and Upper Limb Unit has been elected the President of the Emirates Orthopedic Society
  • The Shoulder and Upper Limb
    Unit released its Quality Performance Report

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  • The Shoulder and Upper Limb
              Unit released its Quality               Performance Report

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News Articles

When Is Shoulder Replacement a Good Option?

Advancements in implant design and more careful patient selection have improved outcomes and longevity of shoulder replacement in recent years. More than 70,000 of these surgeries are done annually, making shoulder replacements the fastest growing joint replacement. Source: healthessentials Read more

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Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint […]

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Heated suit simulates exercise benefits for people unable to take part in physical activity

Scientists are testing a heated suit which replicates some benefits of exercise without the need for physical activity. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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Timing of steroid shots before rotator cuff surgery affects infection risk

For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don’t increase the risk of surgical-site infection—unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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Elbow Injuries and Rehabilitation

Stress on this joint can affect the surrounding ligaments and muscles and cause tissue damage. Learn more about elbow anatomy, injuries, and rehabilitation. Source: Verywell Health Read more

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