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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care


  • Elbow Presentation

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:37:17 PM

    Filed under: Elbow

     Photo of the protrusion from a mans elbow caused by bursitis in the elbow joint.

    I have now uploaded the PDF version of slides I based my lecture to QEH 4th year Medical students last week.

    It can be found Here more

  • Elbow Conditions for Students

    Filed under: Elbow


    Here is a PDF of talk I gave to 4th Year Medical Students

    This will be improved over time but currently is a copy of the slides which can be used a 

    basis for self education.

    It can be … more

  • Elbow and Radial Head Fractures

    Filed under: Elbow, Patient Information


    Treating Elbow and Radial Head Injuries

    What is the most common fracture seen?

    At Glenelg Orthopaedics we commonly encounter radial head fractures. The forearm is made up of two bones; the radius … more

  • Shoulder & Elbow Society of Australia - Biannual Meeting

    Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:31:00 AM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow


    Have been in Perth since Tuesday attending the Shoulder and Elbow Society meeting , of which I am immediate past secretary of the society. Always a great meeting and excellent way of staying abreast … more

  • Elbow Cadaver Workshop - Enhancing Surgical Expertise

    Friday, November 2, 2018 2:03:00 AM

    Filed under: Elbow


    Spent a very valuable day with the Team at IBRA and Jeff Hughes, discussing the latest techniques on fracture fixation and ligament stabilisation of the elbow, in a cadaver workshop in Perth. Whilst … more

  • Common Problems Caused by Mobile Phone Use

    Monday, December 11, 2017 9:56:00 AM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist

     Closeup photo of a persons hands holding a smart phone and using their thumb to touch the screen.

    Smartphones have become an essential tool in today’s fast-paced, interconnected society. On average we tap, click, and swipe them a whopping 2,617 times a day.

    Our ever-increasing reliance on our … more

  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow

    Filed under: Elbow

     Tennis player

    Tennis and Golfers Elbow (epicondylitis)

    What is the difference between tennis and golfers elbow?

    Answer:  Both tennis and golfers elbows are conditions which lead to pain around the elbow.  Tennis … more

  • Olecranon Bursitis (Student's Elbow)

    Filed under: Elbow

     Photo of the protrusion from a mans elbow caused by bursitis in the elbow joint.

    Olecranon bursitis.

    What is an olecranon bursa?

    Answer:  The Olecranon bursa is a sac of fluid that is located over the tip of the elbow (on the back of it).  It is always present and lubricates … more

  • Bicep Tendon Injuries

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow

     Photo of a flexed arm with a bulging bicep muscle

    What is the anatomy of the biceps tendon and muscle and what is the injury that occurs known as biceps tendon tear?

     The biceps muscle is well known to most people as the muscle that forms that … more

  • Hands & Wrists Surgery Adelaide

    Filed under: Elbow, Wrist

     Photo showing DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis

    Hands & Wrists Surgery

    Most elbow conditions can be treated without surgery. However, in the case of tendon ruptures (distal bicep rupture), nerve entrapment (ulnar nerve entrapment), arthritis and … more