Recent research in New Zealand shows that shoulder injuries after falling from bicycles in on the increase. The two major types of injuries are either because you have been hit by a car (usually from behind), or that you lost control of your bike and fell off (perhaps into a tree). The first type of injury results in multi trauma and can be life threatening or result in head injuries. the second type of accident has a high incidence of upper limb injuries, as you put out your arm to protect yourself. Shoulder injuries caused by falling from a bike are one of three types.
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We recently published the findings from our research study that predicts who is going to have recurrent shoulder instability after a first traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation. You can read more about our research paper online here
It’s that time of year when we can all take our foot off the gas and enjoy the festive season and some R+R in the sun. While this is a great time to relax and recharge the batteries, it’s also a time of year that we see an increase injuries. Here are some simple things you can do to have a safe and enjoyable summer break