The majority of people who develop frozen shoulder do so for no known reason at all. Although the condition is usually self-limiting and the tightness in the shoulder spontaneously resolves to a large extent, it may take up to two years for the shoulder to heal. Mr Keith Borowsky talks to us about frozen shoulder and if a frozen shoulder could signal an underlying condition.
Rotator cuff tears can occur naturally with age, with a 40% chance that a tear will occur when you’re 80 years of age or older (often asymptomatic). They also occur as a result of an injury. We asked shoulder and elbow surgeon Mr Keith Adrian Borowsky about rotator cuff tears and their recovery.
Despite its name, tennis elbow is not just experienced by tennis players. In fact, tennis elbow, which is actually called lateral epicondylitis is a common condition caused by repetitive wrist extension and forearm supination movements. Over time, these movements cause micro-injuries to the tendons, resulting in what we know as tennis elbow. Mr Keith Adrian Borowsky, a leading shoulder and elbow surgeon, answers our questions about tennis elbow.