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Understanding the Process of Rotator Cuff Surgery

At Desio Sports Medicine, a wide range of orthopedic services are available for rotator cuff injuries. For many Worcester, MA area patients, solutions for treatment of  rotator cuff injuries may be beneficial when persistent, chronic problems arise. What is rotator cuff surgery? For patients who have a torn rotator cuff and have pain and have been… Read More »


What Is Adhesive Capsulitis?

The joints of the body, when healthy, work smoothly and without pain. However, there are various conditions that can develop or be caused by trauma to a joint that can cause chronic pain and problems. Dr. Stephen M. Desio is a sports medicine professional who sees patients dealing with a wide range of joint and… Read More »


Joint Replacement

When Might I Consider Full Joint Replacement?

At Desio Sports Medicine, Dr. Stephen M. Desio of Worcester, MA understands the need for both non surgical and surgical joint care and treatment. When patients have experienced injuries to their joints that have resulted in permanent damage to the joint surfaces, joint replacement surgery may be an option. Nonsurgical options are always tried first… Read More »


Learn About Adhesive Capsulitis

If you’ve ever experienced pain or stiffness in the shoulder joint, you may be experiencing a condition called Frozen Shoulder, otherwise known as adhesives capsulitis.  We are one of the primary centers in Worcester, MA treating this condition with a full spectrum of options for you, the patient. What causes adhesive capsulitis? Patients are at… Read More »


Tips for Handling a Meniscus Tear

Meniscus tears are one of the most common knee injuries in both athletes and non athletes. The meniscus can be torn easily if there has been a strong twist or rotation of the knee, typical in many active sports. Each knee has two menisci which are pieces of cartilage that cushion areas between the shinbone… Read More »


General Orthopedics

Yoga For Injury Prevention

You’ve likely tried a yoga class at least once in your life, but you may not be the type to call yourself a yogi. And this workout/meditation technique has been becoming more popular over the last decades. It is now a solid part of many sports injury prevention programs. What once was considered a silly,… Read More »


Do I Need a Second Opinion For This?

If you know you need treatment for an ongoing or even a new issue, you may decide to see just one physician. Even if they came highly recommended by a close friend, we always agree that it’s a good idea to get a second opinion. Just as every person is different, every doctor and surgeon… Read More »


Common Springtime Running Injuries

With spring comes so many things. Spring is almost like a second new year, where we get back on track with our goals. And, if your goal is running a marathon, you’re probably aware that you need to start planning now. A lack of planning can lead to rushing your workouts, and then injuries. Of… Read More »


Joint Replacement Questions

Are you curious about joint replacement and what it could do for you? When you have a joint that is swollen and stiff and it can affect many different aspects of your daily life. You may find yourself searching the internet for doctors and researching the procedures you believe may benefit you. If walking, climbing… Read More »


After Shoulder Surgery: What Do I Need?

  You may be so busy thinking of your surgery day that you aren’t keeping yourself aware of what happens after. You’ll be groggy, tired, and sore. Even more, you won’t be wanting to run out for all the things that will help you live more comfortably. Before your surgery date, stock up and keep… Read More »


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123 Summer St. Suite 520, Worcester, MA 01608 508.363.6363