What is a Rotator Cuff Tear?

Rotator cuff tears are among the most frequent causes of shoulder pain and disability, impacting over two million people every year. A torn rotator cuff directly alters the shoulder and can make the most routine tasks such as bathing, reaching overhead, and sweeping the floor difficult and painful. A rotator cuff is a group [...]

What is a Rotator Cuff Tear?2019-04-01T11:36:12-04:00

What is a Bankart Repair?

Bankart repair surgery is a minimally invasive surgery to repair instability and restore function of dislocated shoulders. To better understand what a Bankart tear or lesion is,  an overview of the shoulder is needed. The humeral head (ball of the shoulder joint) is centered in the glenoid (the socket of the joint), which stabilizes the [...]

What is a Bankart Repair?2018-12-18T13:48:00-04:00

Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Surgery

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and it allows you to rotate your arm in front, above and to the side and behind your body. The shoulder’s flexibility can also be its biggest weakness, making it susceptible to instability and injury. When a shoulder injury occurs, is is usually treated with [...]

Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Surgery2018-12-18T13:52:23-04:00