Dr. Romanelli Performs New Technique for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears.

" The superior capsule reconstruction is a treatment option for massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears. Treatment goals of such tears are to reduce pain, restore shoulder function and delay the need for reverse shoulder replacements. About SCR Superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) is a promising alternative treatment. The technique is done arthroscopically using [...]

June 28th, 2017|Dr Romanelli|

City of the Crosses 12th Man Golf Tournament

City of the Crosses 12th Man Golf Tournament June 30th - July 1st Sonoma Ranch Golf Course Presented by Las Cruces Orthopaedic Associates Dr Saiz will be saying a few words before each round on Saturday, July 1st For more information, please use the following links: Email 12thmanclub2017@gmail.com Website [...]

June 28th, 2017|Other|

Dr. Paul Saiz’s Recognition by Western Heritage Bank

Dr. Saiz, part of Las Cruces Board of Directors for the Western Heritage Bank, received these kind words in a recent press release by the bank: A Great Bank is Founded on the Talents of Great People. All banks are not created equal. The great ones – the ones you feel a connection with – [...]

June 7th, 2017|Press Release|

Common Ankle Injuries

The ankles are flexible enough to permit a wide range of motion, yet strong enough to bear the weight of the entire body. Nevertheless, ankles can still be injured. Today, as more people engage in sports and physical activities, ankle injuries have become increasingly common. Ankle Sprains An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments in the [...]

October 19th, 2016|Ankle and Foot|

Ankle Sprains

Mild Sprain A mild sprain occurs when there is minimal force with only slight stretching or tearing of the ligaments. Pain and swelling are minimal; walking is generally possible. Treatment: Often, ankle elevation and ice pack to reduce pain swelling are all that is necessary. Moderate Sprain A moderate sprain occurs when ligaments are partially [...]

October 19th, 2016|Ankle and Foot|

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) The ACL crosses from back of the femur to the front of the tibia. It acts as a strong support for your knee. But the ACL can be injured if you twist your knee too far or change direction too quickly. A Sudden Twist Your ACL can be injured when you [...]

October 19th, 2016|Knee|

Bursititis & Tendon Injury

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) The ACL crosses from back of the femur to the front of the tibia. It acts as a strong support for your knee. But the ACL can be injured if you twist your knee too far or change direction too quickly. Bursitis Repeated movement or pressure can cause the bursa around [...]

October 19th, 2016|Knee|

Knee Problems and Injuries

When Your Knee Hurts When your knees are working smoothly, you give them little thought. But you rely on them to walk, climb, kneel, and even sit. With all they do, it's no wonder they are at risk for pain and injury. Knee problems can occur at any age and in many ways. This booklet [...]

October 19th, 2016|Knee|

Meniscus Tears

A sudden twist or repeated squatting can cause a meniscus tear. You may notice pain, swelling, or a locking of the knee. You may also hear a "clunking" sound. If not corrected, the tear can lead to more serious problems, such as arthritis. Treatment Possible treatments include: Medicine to reduce inflammation and relieve pain. A [...]

October 19th, 2016|Knee|

Osteoarthritis

As we age, knee cartilage can crack and wear away. This damage is called osteoarthritis. The damage can also be triggered by injury or disease. As healthy cartilage tears away, you may notice aching, stiffness, or pain. You might also notice swelling or a feeling of grinding. There is no cure for osteoarthritis, but treatment [...]

October 19th, 2016|Knee|