Mallet finger injuries.- Flexor digitorum profundus avulsion injuries.- Fractures and dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint.- Phalangeal fractures in the athlete.- Climber's pulley injuries.- Metacarpal fractures in the athlete.- Thumb fractures.- Hand injuries in the elite boxer.- Scaphoid fractures.- Carpal fractures (excluding scaphoid).- Scapholunate ligament injuries.- Injuries to the triangular fibrocartilage complex.- Injuries to the extensor carpi ulnaris and its investments in the athlete.- Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the forearm.
It is aimed at Sports Docs, Therapists and General Orthopaedic Surgeons with the content being predominantly about Aetiology, Diagnosis, Relevant pathology, Management principles (no lengthy surgical detail) and Outcomes
1. Basic guide to common and upper limb sports injuries and their management - for each region (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand)
2. The book is based on the experience and research of three surgeons that have treated numerous elite and non-elite athletes over more than a decade.
3. It is aimed at sports doctors, musculoskeletal doctors, senior orthopaedic trainees with an interest in upper limb, orthopaedic trainees preparing for the FRCSOrth exam and similar international exams, as well as upper limb surgeons in the earlier years of their practice. It can be used as a course book for postgraduate musculoskeletal doctors and therapists for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine postgraduate degrees
Mike Hayton specialises in problems of the hand and wrist. His main interest is the management of sports injuries. He routinely treats elite athletes and has a large experience in treating professional sports people. He is now preparing athletes for his 4th Olympic cycle in 2020. He is Honorary Senior lecturer at the Salford University, and the University of Liverppol while his clinical NHS contract is at Wrightington Hospital. He is the managing partner of OrthTeam a specialist MSK group in Manchester. In addition to his surgical qualifications, Mike is a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Sports Medicine UK. Mike lectures nationally and internationally on hand and wrist problems and has been invited to speak at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) for the last 8 consecutive years. He is published widely in medical journals and is a keen educator both through the Wrightington fellowship but also through online media.
Che Yew Ng specialises in hand, wrist and peripheral nerve surgery. He has particular interests in the management of brachial plexus injuries, long thoracic nerve palsy, scapular winging and scaphoid injuries. In 2013, he joined the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington hospital and established a regional nerve service. He holds honorary lectureships at Salford and Edgehill Universities. He is also a member of the OrthTeam. He currently serves as the Council member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).Following graduation as the gold medallist from Edinburgh medical school, he completed surgical training and obtained fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2011. He holds the Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine, British Diploma in Hand Surgery and the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma (Best Performance Award). In 2016 he was awarded the BSSH Stack travelling fellowship. Mr Ng lectures nationally and internationally on peripheral nerve injuries and he publishes regularly in peer-reviewed surgical journals.Adam Watts is a Consultant Orthopaedic Elbow surgeon at Wrightington Hospital and Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester. He trained on fellowship in Adelaide, Australia and Wrightington, UK. His clinical interests include the treatment of degenerative joint disease, sports injury and trauma, with a focus on arthroscopic techniques and joint reconstruction. Adam works with a number of national sporting organizations, clubs and professional athletes. He has published extensively on upper limb surgery and talks nationally and internationally. He is clinical supervisor to a number of PhD students at the University of Manchester. He is Associate Editor for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, and sits on the Editorial Board for the National Joint Registry and Shoulder and Elbow Journal. Adam is Research Lead for Specialist Services at Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust. He is clinical adviser to a several Orthopaedic manufacturers and has designed a number of surgical procedures and implants.
Lennard Funk specialises in arthroscopic (keyhole) and soft tissue surgery of the shoulder. His main interests include the management of shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff pathology and sports injuries of the shoulder. He routinely treats elite athletes with a particular interest in rugby and contact sports. He holds an Honorary Professorship at Salford University and his NHS contract is at Wrightington Hospital. He is also a partner in The Arm Clinic.
In addition to his surgical qualifications, Prof Funk is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports Medicine UK and holds a BSc in Sports Physiology and an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering. He is involved in developing and running postgraduate degrees for surgeons, therapists and sports clinicians in Orthopaedics. Prof Funk lectures nationally and internationally on Shoulder Surgery, Sports Injuries and Medical Informatics. He is published widely in medical journals and a member of many international and national professional organizations. He also trains other clinicians on shoulder ultrasound on regular courses and lectures internationally.