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Stuart's injury update

7 February 2014

News from the treatment room

does not require an operation on his shoulder and he hopes that the experienced defender will play again this season.Andy Frampton has confirmed that Stuart DouglasClub physio

Frampton suffered an inferior dislocation of the shoulder during the match against Scunthorpe, but the injury is not as bad as first feared.

“A shoulder specialist has ruled out the need for surgery, so Andy has a chance of playing again this season, but it will be about eight weeks before he returns to fitness.” Stuart (pictured above) said:

making progress from the double leg break that he suffered in late November.Charlie StruttonStuart also provided an update on other players currently out injured with

“Charlie is recovering well after breaking his ankle while on loan at Aldershot Town,” said Stuart. “He had an operation to insert metal screws in his tibula and fibula bones. Charlie has since had his cast removed and next week he is having the screws removed. He can then start his rehab, but he is unlikely to play another competitive match this season.”

did not suffer a broken ankle in the win against Exeter City, but he suffered excessive inflammation around the peroneal tendon. “After an injection to reduce inflammation and pain, Callum was fitted with an aircast boot for four days and has now commenced a rehab programme,” said Stuart.Callum KennedyMeanwhile, scans revealed that

will see a foot and ankle specialist on Monday regarding the stress fracture of his fifth metatarsal, and the findings of that will determine his expected return to fitness.Peter SweeneyStuart added that

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