Play Video Rotator cuff tears are extremely common. If a shoulder injury is not responding to common sense treatment options after the first few weeks, I think it's a great...Read More
Play Video Shoulder replacements are in general treatments for shoulder arthritis, in the same way knee replacements are done for knee arthritis, and hip replacements are done for hip arthritis....Read More
Play Video Currently, orthopedic stem cell therapy is not covered by insurers. I do anticipate that to change as the literature continues to grow supporting the usage of stem cells...Read More
Play Video No, x-rays do not show rotator cuff tears. X-rays show us the bones, and are able to tell us if you broke or dislocated anything, as well as...Read More
Play Video Shoulder replacement recovery typically takes a little while. Following the surgery, patients are typically in a sling for about four to six weeks. Now, I do start physical therapy...Read More
Play Video Within the last five to ten years, many other options have come up for irreparable rotator cuff tears that are not as aggressive as shoulder replacement surgery such...Read More
The AC joint is a common site of injury, especially in athletes, and commonly referred to as a ‘shoulder separation.’ If you experience pain or instability in your AC joint,…
If you’re experiencing pain and stiffness in your shoulder joint, you may have frozen shoulder. Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder is a condition that causes significant limitations in…
A proximal humerus fracture is a type of broken bone that occurs near the shoulder. It can be quite painful and may require surgery to repair.
I’m excited to announce that I will be joining the great team at Alta Orthopedics on July 1, 2022.