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Causes & How to Test for Rotator Cuff Tears

The cause of a torn rotator cuff can be due to a sudden trauma to the shoulder while doing sport, especially contact sports such as football. However, this type of injury can also be attributed to a gradual degeneration over time, found in patients whose work involved lifting their arm over their head, heavy lifting […]

Arthroscopy

What is Arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a type of a surgical procedure where a small camera, the size of a pencil, is placed into a joint.  The camera relays the image to a monitor allowing the surgeon to see in greater detail than any study possible the anatomy within the joint.  This allows the surgeon to […]