Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist provides insights into sports medicine addressing trauma of the hand and wrist. This collection of injuries invites readers to trace aetiology, diagnosis, relevant pathology, management principles, and outcomes of numerous injuries in elite and non-elite athletes. The authors present management principles and outcomes. It is an ideal reference for postgraduate musculoskeletal doctors and therapists for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine postgraduate degrees. Each approach to deal with an injury is underlined by case reports. Readers will also find valuable questions and answers fro self-assessment purpose.
Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist is aimed at sports doctors, musculoskeletal doctors, senior orthopedic trainees with an interest in upper limb, orthopedic trainees preparing for the FRCSOrth exam and similar international exams, as well as upper hand and wrist surgeons in the earlier years of their practice.
About the Author
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.
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).
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.
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.