Mr Robin Mark Seagger MBBS MSc FRCS

GMC No. 4536697

Twitter @fixmyshoulder

www.fixmyshoulder.co.uk

c/o Emma Shires

emma.shires2@bmichoice.co.uk

Tel: 01706 869025

Practice Address:

BMI Highfield Hospital

Manchester Road

Rochdale

OL11 4LZ

Tel: 01706 655121

Mini Mumford Procedure

Aims:                     

To excise a painful, normally arthritic but stable acromioclavicular joint

Sling:                     

As comfortable but usually majority of time for 3 weeks

Aim to be sling free during day by day 10

Remove for exercises and as comfortable

Aim to wean from sling completely by 3 weeks.

Teach axilla hygiene and washing out of sling

 

Restrictions:          

Heavy ADLs and straight arm lifting until 6 weeks

Cross body activities and adduction 6-8 weeks as pain allows

 

 From day 1:          

Hand and elbow exercises- active and passive

Pendulums/circling

Active external rotation

Shoulder shrugs and scapula setting

Check ‘post op’ note

 

1-3 weeks:             

Active assisted flexion inc pendulums

Gentle isometric cuff strengthening

Passive ER as pain allows

 

After 3 weeks:       

Progress active assisted ROM to approx. 75% of normal by 5-6 weeks

Avoid horizontal adduction

Progress strengthening exercises

 

After 6 weeks:       

Aim to reach FROM

 

Sports:                   

Non-contact sports and free swimming at 3 months

Contact and racquet sports at 4 months

 

Driving:                 

Short distances as pain allows from 3 weeks