Dr David Colvin | Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon Perth

Resources: Shoulder

Dr. David Colvin, orthopaedic surgeon in Perth. David’s specialty is knee and shoulder surgery and sports injuries.

Shoulder surgeon Perth | Dr David Colvin

Shoulder surgeon Perth | Dr David Colvin

Shoulder resources

Shoulder bursitis

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the human body. It is complex because it allows a range of motion greater than any other joint. The shoulder is made up of the shoulder socket (called the glenoid, …

Rotator cuff injury

Movement of the shoulder occurs at two sites. Firstly, the shoulder ball “humeral head” moves within the socket (glenoid). Secondly, the entire shoulder blade or scapular moves over the chest wall or ribcage.

Shoulder instability

The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in your body. It’s role is to allow you to position your hand in space. The down side of having extreme movability is the reduced stability.

Bicep tendon tear

The biceps is the large muscle at the front of your arm. Its main function is in bending the elbow. It also has a minor function in rotating the forearm to bring the hand into a palm upward position (called supernation) …

Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) is a disorder characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder. It affects about two percent of the general population.

Pain relief after surgery

Postoperative pain can last for days, weeks or even months. The amount of pain you experience depends on the type of operation and varies widely between patients, even for the same operation …

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About Perth Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr David Colvin

Dr David Colvin, a Perth orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulder and knee injuries, understands that a painful joint or a joint that doesn’t function properly, can have a huge impact on your quality of life.