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What Does Rotator Cuff Surgery Involve?

A bad rotator cuff injury can be painful and even debilitating. When the connector tissue in the tendon separates from the bone or develops a tear, it can cause initial discomfort that develops into pain and gradually worsens. In extreme cases, it can even cause a loss of ability to fully use the shoulder. In… Read More »


Rotator Cuff Surgery for Repairing Torn Tendons

Rotator cuff surgery offers a surgical option for patients who have experienced some type of rotator cuff injury. This procedure helps patients get their tendons repaired and can relieve discomfort and pain. This simple procedure is carried out using general anesthesia or local anesthesia and does not require the patient to stay at the hospital.… Read More »


Main Causes of a Rotator Cuff Tear

As it is the most flexible joint in the body, the shoulder is at risk for many different types of injuries. On the top of the shoulder, right where it meets the top arm bone is a grouping of tendons and muscles that work together as the rotator cuff. Serious tears in the rotator cuff… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Study Says Young Girls at Higher Risk for ACL Injury Than Boys

A new study suggests that young girls are more prone to ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries than boys. The study reports that lack of physical training for young athletes and puberty are to blame. Let’s take a closer look at the link between ACL injuries and young athletes. What causes ACL injuries? Sports that involve… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Pros and Cons of Autograft or Allograft Use in ACL Reconstruction

The two most common approaches to arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL surgery is the use of an autograft or an allograft. Each approach has its own set of risks and benefits, so let’s take a look at the differences between these two methods. Autograft What is an autograft? An autograft is a part of a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2014
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Physical Therapy (What it is and How it’s Done)

Orthopedic physical therapy concerns the rehabilitation of certain parts of your body after they have been injured, including bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, joints, or limbs.  Ultimately, the goals are to relieve pain in the area and to restore the extremity’s abilities.  Physical therapy can help a patient restore range of motion, avoid surgery, and eliminate… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2013
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Your Rotator Cuff – What Is It and What Does it Do?

Rotator cuff injury” — while many patients have heard the term before, not everyone knows what the condition entails or who’s at risk.  As one of today’s most common sports-related conditions, injures of the rotator cuff can not only be painful, but debilitating as well.  A situation many athletes — and non-athletes — will face… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2013
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Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional results… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 26 2011
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