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New: Heel Pain Clinic in Windsor

I am happy to announce that I have opened a new Heel Pain Clinic in Windsor, offering diagnostic ultrasound scans and low dose radiotherapy for patients with Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis.   I have personally suffered with plantar fasciitis on and off for a number of years, and thankfully I have managed to control […]

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Dupuytren’s: The Whole Truth?

  I had the honour of being asked to be on a panel discussion at the Autumn meeting of the British Society of Surgery of the Hand. The session was entitled “Dupuytren’s: The Whole Truth?” and was chaired by Prof Tim Davis. Other panel members were all hand surgeons: Christine Leclerq from Paris, Riccardo Giunta […]

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Updated Results of Radiotherapy Treatment for Ledderhose disease

I had the pleasure of presenting a poster at a conference in Barcelona on the weekend, showing the results of treating patients with radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease. These confirm my earlier results showing that 70-80% of patients benefit from this treatment with minimal side-effects. Please contact me if you would like to know more about this […]

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Coffee Talk – Q&A session

Dr Richard Shaffer was recently asked to host a Q&A session with members of the Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group (DDSG). The topic of the session was Radiotherapy for the treatment of Dupuytren’s, Ledderhose and Peyronie’s disease. As lots of interesting questions were raised in the Q&A session, we wanted to share some of the highlights […]

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