Dr. Shimas Salih joined Healthpoint in 2022 as a Consultant in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Over the last 13 years, he held various roles within the healthcare sector including General Practitioner, Family Medicine Consultant, Musculoskeletal Consultant and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Consultant in several hospitals in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Shimas obtained his Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2004 from the University of Anbar, Iraq. He completed his training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Northwestern region of England, United Kingdom and is certified by the European Board of physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
He also completed multiple post-graduate qualifications within the musculoskeletal field in the United Kingdom, plus several accredited courses including the international certificate of achievement by The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R).
Management of musculoskeletal complaints including back, shoulder, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, wrist and hand
Ultrasound scanning for diagnosis as well as guiding interventional procedures including corticosteroids, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), hyaluronic acid, autologous blood, and prolotherapy (injection treatment used to relieve pain) for all joints osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, trigger fingers and trigger point injections for chronic pain. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy with ultrasound localization.
Dr Shimas performs ultrasound guided hydro-dilatation for frozen shoulder, barbotage for calcific tendinopathy and caudal epidural injections for lumbosacral radiculopathy. He also manages focal spasticity, sialorrhoea and dystonia with botulinum toxin injections under ultrasound guidance.
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