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• More than 15 years of experience• Traumatologist in iMove Traumatology Clinic My Tres Torres (present)
• Head of Unit shoulder at the University Hospital del Mar in Barcelona• Orthopedics and Traumatology residence in the Hospital of Hope Barcelona ...
• Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona• Associate Professor of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona
• Graduate in medicine and surgery• Specialist in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery
• Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Barcelona ...
Publications and conferences
• Author of numerous publications on specialty
Prizes and awards
• European scholarship with Prof Rockwood in San Antonio (2006)
• Ordinary Member of the European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC)• Member of the Research Committee of the European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC) (2012-present)
• President of the Spanish Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and elbow (2011-2012)• Member of the Organizing Committee of the European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC) (2010-2012) ...
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The shoulder fracture is a break or a crack in the collarbone, in the scapula or the proximal humerus. In the latter case it would be called fracture The shoulder fracture is a break or a crack in the collarbone, in the scapula or the proximal humerus. In the latter case it would be called fracture of the humerus. Shoulder fractures often result from a sudden force applied on the arm (a sharp drop, bump occurred during sports or a car accident). The most common symptoms of this injury are pain, swelling, tenderness, deformity under the skin, violet color or skin discoloration, cracking and inability to move the arm. In general, the treatment of a fractured shoulder surgery needed, but we must also take into account the conservative options and minimally invasive surgical options such as arthroscopy. ...
Shoulder arthroscopy is a practice of minimally invasive surgery that allows you to see directly inside the joint and work within it, without opening Shoulder arthroscopy is a practice of minimally invasive surgery that allows you to see directly inside the joint and work within it, without opening it. Only a few small cuts in the skin, about one centimeter each are made. Shoulder arthroscopy can treat injuries such as rotator cuff impingement syndrome, shoulder instability, SLAP lesions, articular cartilage injuries, chronic synovitis, shoulder stiffness and some types of fractures. Recovery can take between one and six months and probably the patient must wear splints during the first week. For many procedures, physical therapy may help regain motion and strength of the shoulder. ...
The shoulder dislocation is an injury that occurs when the humeral head (the main arm bone) slips out of the joint cavity. Usually the result of a di The shoulder dislocation is an injury that occurs when the humeral head (the main arm bone) slips out of the joint cavity. Usually the result of a direct blow to the shoulder or a fall in the whole body on the extension arm rests. It is a painful injury that prevents moving the arm. Sometimes the humerus comes to tear the capsule that surrounds and damages the ligaments of the shoulder, making projecting the bulk of the humeral head. They are more likely to suffer an injury that people who practice certain sports, like judo, hockey, rugby, skiing and handball. Usually, to treat dislocated shoulder sling is placed on the arm for at least four weeks. Next, it is advisable to do rehabilitation exercises to strengthen the muscles in the area. If the injury is repeated frequently, surgery may be necessary. ...
The shoulder prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, where it is indicated that the shoulder joint is seriously damagThe shoulder prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, where it is indicated that the shoulder joint is seriously damaged by osteoarthritis. With this technique a reduction of pain and restoration of mobility is achieved. In the shoulder prosthesis a metal part to the humeral head and a piece of polyethylene shoulder blade, both sealed with cement or embedded is set. There is also the reverse shoulder prosthesis, aimed at patients aged 60 years, who returned shoulder mobility. In the inverted, in place of the humeral head is placed the receiver and where the receiver should be, the humeral head is placed. These prostheses are indicated in the massive rupture of tendons, beyond repair, which is associated with certain joint osteoarthritis.
Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes progressive loss of movement of shoulder inflammation and reducing the volume of the joint ligaments. The causes of this disease are not known, which normally heals gradually in a few months. In the initial phase, the patient feels intense pain in the shoulder that is accentuated during the night hours. As time passes and into the freezing phase, the pain decreases but the shoulder gradually becomes rigid, stage that can extend many months. Treatment for frozen shoulder is based on anti-inflammatory, analgesic and stretching. ...
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