Shoulder injuries are all too common, especially in athletes, and can significantly impact shoulder function. A rotator cuff tear is one of the most common shoulder injuries in which a set of small muscles that come together as a tendon to form a covering around the humerus head and allow the upper arm to rotate
Even though not as common as hip or knee replacement surgery is, shoulder replacement surgery is a procedure that nearly 70,000 American have each year to get rid of their excruciating and debilitating shoulder pain once and for all and restore shoulder mobility. Many injuries and conditions, including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff injuries, fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, and
Shoulder instability can occur as a result of a traumatic injury from sports, exercise, or an accident, or connective tissue problems. It can feel like your shoulder is sliding around too much or has slipped out of place. It may feel weak and unstable, as if it could give out at any moment. You may
The significant advances in surgical technique have ushered in the development of minimally invasive surgical procedures like shoulder arthroscopy, which has been a boon to people who need surgery for their shoulder problems but dread the large incisions and long recovery times associated with the traditional approach. If you’re dealing with persistent pain and quality-of-life
Plagued by shoulder pain and wondering if there’s ever an end to it? Shoulder replacement surgery could be the life-changing solution you’ve been searching for. Shoulder replacement surgery (shoulder arthroplasty) involves your orthopedic surgeon removing and replacing the damaged portions of your shoulder with prosthetic components to address your symptoms and restore your normal function.