Stemless Prostheses in Shoulder Replacement

Learn more about the stemless prosthesis used to replace the socket part of the shoulder joint during a primary shoulder replacement.

Collar Bone Fractures in Teen Sport

While lower limb fractures are more common in sport, upper body injuries including fractures of the clavicle or collar bone also occur.

Clavicle Fractures in a Professional Mountain Biker

21-year-old professional mountain biker incurred a series of fractures to his collar bone, now well healed and back on the international mountain biking circuit.

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

A reverse total shoulder replacement is an orthopaedic procedure used to maintain the shoulder joint for people who have arthritis of the shoulder AND an irreparable, retracted rotator cuff tear.

Reverse Shoulder Replacement Diagnostic Investigations

Candidates for a total reverse shoulder replacement will first have a plain x-ray and an MRI taken of their affected shoulder.

Non-Union Clavicle Fracture: Recovering From Surgery

Dr Duckworth answers the most common questions about what to expect during the recovery period and what you can do to ensure the best outcome.

Reverse Shoulder Replacement Recovery

The reverse shoulder replacement recovery is reasonably fast after surgery. Most people are discharged home from hospital three to five days after their operation.

Non-Union Clavicle Fracture: What Happens in Hospital

Dr Duckworth explains what happens during surgery and the hospital stay if you decide to improve the look or function of an old clavicle fracture.

Non-Union Clavicle Fracture: Should I Consider Surgery?

Dr Duckworth answers the most common questions about who can benefit from clavicle surgery and the expected results.

New Plate Delivering Better Results For Collar Bone Fractures

A new surgical device to fix broken collar bones is resulting in faster healing times and better range of movement in patients, according to Sydney orthopaedic surgeon Dr David Duckworth.

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