Shoulder Arthritis FAQ’s

Shoulder Arthritis FAQ’s

What Is Arthritis in the Shoulder? Arthritis refers to an inflammatory condition that affects the joints of our body. Our joints are designed or developed with a specialized type of cartilage called Hyaline cartilage covering the end of the bone that makes up that...
Tennis Elbow FAQ’s

Tennis Elbow FAQ’s

What Is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow is an overuse injury of a couple of the common extensor tendons at the elbow. These are tendons that attach on the outside of the elbow and travel down the back of the forearm, giving wrist and finger extension function with...
Reverse Shoulder Replacement FAQ’s

Reverse Shoulder Replacement FAQ’s

What Is a Reverse Shoulder Replacement? A reverse shoulder replacement is a procedure where the shoulder’s geometry is reversed, which is where the name comes from. The humeral head, or the ball of the shoulder, becomes the socket. And the socket, or the...
Understanding Rotator Cuff Tears

Understanding Rotator Cuff Tears

The rotator cuff is a key component to the normal function of the human shoulder. It is composed of 4 tendons that attach to the humeral head (ball) of the shoulder joint. These tendons include the subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor. The...
The Ever-Rising Cost of Healthcare

The Ever-Rising Cost of Healthcare

A lot has been discussed in recent years about the ever-rising costs of healthcare. In our clinic, we see a lot of high deductible healthcare plans that place a large burden of affording modern medicine squarely on the shoulders of our patients. For the average...