Dr Nimon’s Blog

Find answers to common musculo-skeletal issues

Do you have a question about an Orthopaedic issue? Like to learn more?

Here are some common answers that Dr Gavin Nimon has prepared along with some other useful pieces of information:-

Recovery after Shoulder Surgery

Recovery after Shoulder Surgery

Recovery after Shoulder Surgery- What to ExpectDr Gavin Nimon - Adelaide based Shoulder Surgeon explains the recover after Shoulder Surgery   As an Adelaide Shoulder Surgeon, I am regularly asked about the recovery processs for Shoulder surgery, particularly the...

Long head of biceps

Long head of biceps

Long Head of Biceps Tears What is the treatment for a tear?   The bicep muscle is well known to most people as the muscle that forms that shape of the anterior (front) surface of the upper arm and is often the prominent muscle on flexing the elbow. It is more...

Understanding Frozen Shoulder : An In-depth Look

Understanding Frozen Shoulder : An In-depth Look

Understanding Frozen Shoulder : An In-depth Look The human body is a marvel of interconnected systems, and the shoulder is no exception. This joint, crucial for myriad daily activities, can sometimes be plagued with a condition known as frozen shoulder or, more...

Shoulder Injuries Post-AFL Season – A Guide for Doctors

Shoulder Injuries Post-AFL Season – A Guide for Doctors

Shoulder Injuries Post-AFL Season – A Guide Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon At the end of the AFL season, players often present with shoulder issues. I thought it would be useful to outline the management for 3 of the most common semi-elective conditions (i.e. the ones...

Shoulder Surgery: Reconstruction vs Replacement

Shoulder Surgery: Reconstruction vs Replacement

A Guide by Dr Gavin Nimon ( Adelaide Shoulder Surgeon) The human shoulder is a marvel of biomechanics, facilitating a wide range of motions and tasks. Yet, with this complexity comes vulnerability to injuries and degenerative conditions. When non-operative treatments...