Reverse Shoulder Replacement Prognosis: New Publication

This is a paper I published regarding prognostic indicators of Reverse Shoulder Replacement. Reverse shoulder replacement prognosis can be tied to many factors, we’ve found however that the most significant factor was actually the intraoperative range of motion (ROM) found was a real determinant of postoperative ROM. Please read the abstract, and contact me with […]

Heading to the Nice Shoulder Course soon!

Next week I’ll have the honor to present previous research at the Nice Shoulder Course held in Nice, France. This will be the second time I’ll have been invited as course faculty, and will have the opportunity to learn new research developments and surgical techniques from world-wide surgeons. I will also be presenting previous research […]

Reverse Shoulder Replacements: Size Matters

This is some new research I helped with available via early online publication from Clinical Biomechanics regarding sizing prostheses in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Essentially the bottom line that we found was that it is very important for the treating surgeon to account for different morphologies of the patient when implanting a shoulder. Sometimes it can […]

KVI/KOMO Radio Interview on Shoulder Instability

@KVIseattle @IRGPT @KOMOnewsradio THANKS for having me! Listen live today at 3:30 on KVI, Sunday at Noon, and September 15th during drive time on KOMO for my interview on shoulder instability.

KVI/Komo IRG Sports Medicine Update

Thanks again to KVI/KOMO Radio and of course IRG for inviting me back recently for another interview this time on Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.

Dislocation after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

This is a study I performed looking for risk factors of dislocation after reverse shoulder arthroplasty, and treatment options. Closed treatment (non-surgical) treatment was effective, which is slightly against a lot of opinions out there that believe these must be addressed surgically. While a subset population in our study group ultimately required surgery for this […]

New Seattle Home – Ballard

Dr. Schwartz, shoulder and elbow surgeon, will be moving to a new Seattle location! The Sports Medicine Clinic has moved to a new office in Ballard right across from Trader Joe’s. With the wonderful support of Northwest Hospital and UW Medicine, a beautiful new office is now open for business. If you find yourself in […]

Rotator Cuff Tear Research

Rotator Cuff Tear Research JBJS – the top journal for Orthopaedic Surgeons – publishes a great blog, Orthobuzz, and it looks at a compendium of research; it recently put together a great snipped on active research on patients that have a rotator cuff tear. It pulls together useful snippets for surgeons to be able to […]

ESPN’s Sports Injury Update

I was invited by IRG Physical Therapy to their ESPN Sports Injury Update to discuss various shoulder sports medicine injuries commonly encountered at KOMO ESPN. I had time to do a few updates on impingement syndrome of the shoulder, distal biceps injuries (biceps ruptures), as well as biceps tendonitis around the shoulder. It is always […]

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