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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care


News and Information from Glenelg Orthopaedics

  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement Course

    Saturday, May 6, 2017 4:25:00 PM

    Filed under: Shoulder


    Enjoyed attending the Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty course in Melbourne over the last 2 days.

    Intense program with opportunity to review surgical techniques and discuss operative outcomes and review … more

  • AC joint arthritis

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 9:33:00 PM

    Filed under: Shoulder

     Drawing of an AC joint excision surgery

    Did you know that not all arthritis in the shoulder involves the main ball and socket joint (gleno-humeral joint)?  Arthritis can also develop in the AC joint (acromioclavicular joint).  This is the … more

  • CMC ( carpometacarpal arthritis )

    Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:24:00 AM

    Filed under: Wrist

     Line drawing of the wrist anatomy

    Have you been experiencing pain at the base of your thumb, and worse when gripping, turning on taps or doing up buttons or doing simple hobbies and activities such as holding a screw or knitting?  … more

  • AC joint Information

    Sunday, April 16, 2017 9:40:00 AM

    Filed under: Shoulder

     Diagram showing the anatomy of an AC joint injury

    We are pleased to announce that for those patients with AC joint problems

    that we have now published 2 further web pages addressing acute and chronic injuries.

    Please navigate to the services page … more

  • GP Visits

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:54:00 PM

    Filed under: Presentations

     Orthopaedic Surgeons - Dr Gavin Nimon

    Enjoyed popping in to see some of the individual practises in Glenelg

    We are lucky to have such a great collection of hard working General Practitioners nearby

    Would love to catch up with more of … more

  • General Practitioner presentation 30/3/17

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 9:14:00 PM

    Filed under: Presentations

     Slide demonstrating power point  introduction slide

    Here is a download of my presenentation for the Middleton Millhouse medical Centre 30/3/17  

    Orthopaedic refresher covering diagnosing upper limb conditions, and an update on available surgical  … more

  • Newsletter Issue #2 out now

    Friday, March 24, 2017 10:40:00 PM

    Filed under: Newsletters



    Here is a copy of our latest newsletter

    I plan to release regular articles of interest, but would be keen to hear about what you

    would like to read about

    I hope you find it interesting … more

  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

    Sunday, March 19, 2017 11:25:00 PM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Patient Information

     Xray of a shoulder joint after a reverse total shoulder replacement

    Gavin Nimon talks about ‘What is a reverse shoulder replacement and how this varies from a  standard shoulder replacement’


    What is a reverse shoulder replacement?

    Gavin’s reply: Firstly we will … more

  • Rotator cuff injury, including bursitis and rotator cuff tears

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:15:00 PM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Patient Information

     Photo of a shoulder replacement implant for a reverse total shoulder replacement

    During the summer months sporting activities and exercise regimes tend to increase and with this brings more shoulder injuries. Today Gavin Nimon discusses the rotator cuff, what it is, what … more

  • What you need to know about Upper Limb Surgery

    Monday, December 19, 2016 3:34:00 PM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Patient Information

     Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Gavin Nimon reviewing a patients xrays during a consultation

    Upper limb surgery refers to surgery of the shoulder and elbow, separate to hand surgery which involves surgeries of the hand and wrist. 

    At Glenelg Orthopaedics in South Australia, our surgeon Dr … more