The most read paper in the Shoulder & Elbow Journal

It was announced at the British Elbow & Shoulder Society conference, Sheffield 2015, that our paper entitled ‘Rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair – a systematic review’ is the most downloaded paper in the Shoulder & Elbow journal. Littlewood C, Bateman M, Clark DI, Selfe J, Watkinson D, Walton M, Funk L (2015) Rehabilitation following rotator […]

Alastair Darwood wins two prestigous research prizes!

Alastair Darwood, a medical student at the University of Nottingham, won both the Best Technical Presentation at the Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery conference in Vancouver and the Best Poster at the Imperial Hamlyn Robotics Conference in London.  His work designing a method of intra-operative 3D implant printing has been assisted by DSU’s Prof Amol Tambe.

Results of Derby Instability Rehab Programme published

The early results for patients with atraumatic shoulder instability treated using our specially designed physiotherapy regime have been published in the British Elbow & Shoulder Society’s Shoulder & Elbow journal.  The regime was designed by DSU’s specialist shoulder physiotherapist Marcus Bateman.

Amol Tambe to race across America!

Amol is part of a team attempting to complete a gruelling 3000 mile bike Race Across America- RAAM 2015. ( This race has been organised every year since 1982. RAAM is one of the longest annual endurance events in the world. This is a race of human endurance and a huge logistical challenge as the […]

BESS Masterclass

Marcus Bateman, Upper Limb Specialist Physiotherapist, has been invited to deliver a masterclass session with Dr Chris Littlewood, Research Physiotherapist at Sheffield University, at the British Elbow & Shoulder Society annual conference in Sheffield.  The topic is ‘Current Controversies in the Management of Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy’.