When Is Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery Needed?

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, close to 53,000 people undergo shoulder replacement surgery every year. Total shoulder replacement surgery involves replacing the damaged parts with artificial prosthesis. When Is A Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery Needed? These are some of the common conditions that necessitate total shoulder replacement surgery. Osteoarthritis:  Al...

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Prevent Winter Injuries to Avoid Elbow Repair Surgery or Worse Surgeries!

When summer begins to wind down, many folks ditch the pool floaties and look forward to their winter sport of choice – skiing, snowboarding, sledding, skating, or even just getting into a good old-fashioned snowball fight. As with most outdoor activities, injuries may be lurking around the next bend, waiting to steal your holiday joy. […]

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Overuse Injuries That Could Need Seeking the Best Shoulder Surgery

When we contemplate how injuries occur, most of us think about a single moment of trauma or forceful impact. However, many injuries are caused by overuse – the accumulation of repeated “micro-impacts” that can eventually lead to larger tears or fractures in bone and the surrounding tissues. While not as gruesome or immediately painful as […]

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Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

  Rotator cuff tendons are not always reparable, when they are they called irreparable rotator cuff tears. This can be the case with either chronic tears or massively retracted tears. A chronic tear is most commonly defined as a tear that is older than six months.Massively retracted tears are usually tears that are retracted greater than […]

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Massive Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator cuff tears often require repair, and when the rotator cuff repair occurs often the surgeon and the patient have had a discussion prior regarding repairability of the tear, whether or not the tear is going to heal, whether or not the muscle health (so called fatty atrophy or degradation – or in layman’s terms […]

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