A One Off Treatment for Distal Radial Greenstick Fractures – Mr Hambridge FRCS & Graham A Neale BCC

Mr Hambridge FRCS – Trauma/Orthopaedic Surgeon, Graham A Neale BCC – Senior Orthopaedic Technician – April 2016 Dorsal buckle, often called greenstick, distal radial fractures are a common presentation in children. One study estimated an incidence of 1% per year, which would give an annual total of over 125,000 in the UK. The commonest treatment… Read More

Special Conference Announcement! The Evolution of Fracture Management – Professor David Rowley

We are thrilled to confirm that Professor David Rowley will be lecturing at the BeneCare National ‘Casting’ Weekend 2016. Professor David Rowley is a renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon, who has had an extremely commendable career and is a great advocate for closed modern fracture management. He has been a lecturer at some of the best universities in… Read More

Assessing the effectiveness of semi-rigid casting for alternative pressure areas on the foot: A Clinical Audit

Trisha Barker Specialist Podiatrist, Samantha Haycocks, Advanced Podiatrist, Paul Chadwick, Consultant Podiatrist, Jill Halstead, Principle Podiatrist. Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. You can view a tutorial on how to apply the Manchester Heel Cup on the BeneCare Academy – Register for free! Introduction A semi-rigid cast is a device made out of resin impregnated bandage. This… Read More