Category Archives: Orthopedic Surgery

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 »


5 Reasons You May Need A Joint Replacement

When noninvasive treatments such as prescription medications or walking supports are no longer helpful for relieving serious joint problems, a patient may need to consider joint replacement surgery. Joint replacement surgery is the safest and most effective procedure for relieving pain, correcting joint deformities, and restoring quality of life by allowing patients to resume normal… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2015
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Benefits of Practicing Yoga After Orthopedic Surgery

After orthopedic surgery, the most difficult part of recovery for many patients is rebuilding strength and improving their range of motion. Orthopedic surgeons often prescribe patients with a physical therapy plan to assist in the recovery process. In addition to physical therapy, low-impact exercises such as swimming and yoga can be significantly beneficial to the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 26 2014
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What is the New Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Many of those suffering from chronic shoulder pain, arthritis and other conditions often turn to total joint replacement to help alleviate the pain. However, the traditional techniques and technology used in this procedure does not benefit patients with torn rotator cuffs as effectively as many orthopedic surgeons would prefer. Now, there is a new type… 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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Rotator Cuff Injury: Causes & Treatments

Before we can understand how rotator cuff injuries are treated, let’s look at why these types of injuries happen to begin with.  First and foremost, what is the rotator cuff?  Your rotator cuff is the group of muscles and tendons that connect your shoulder blade to your upper arm.  These muscles and tendons help to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 31 2012
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