Shoulder Instability

What Is Shoulder Instability? You stretch to reach something in the back seat of the car or on a high shelf. Suddenly, your shoulder joint feels like it's slipping out of place. Does this sound familiar? If so, you probably have a condition called shoulder instability. It can happen after parts of your shoulder joint [...]

October 19th, 2016|Shoulder|

Bursititis & Tendon Injury

Overuse Tendonitis Shoulder motions used during activities like golfing, pitching, or carrying luggage may cause repetitive stress within the rotator cuff, leading to irritation, bruising, or fraying. This can cause shoulder pain and weakness in the joint. Impingement Tendonitis When the space is narrowed between the rotator cuff and the bony acromion above it, the [...]

October 19th, 2016|Shoulder|

Repairing Rotator Cuff Tear

Arthroscopic Surgery Your orthopaedist can get a detailed look at your rotator cuff by using an arthroscope, a pencil-shaped lighting and lens system. Corrective procedures, such as making more space for tendon movement or repairing minor tears, are performed with specially designed instruments inserted through tiny incisions smaller than a buttonhole. Helping It Heal Your [...]

October 19th, 2016|Shoulder|