You woke up one morning and your shoulder pain is off the charts. This is the most severe shoulder pain you've ever had. Most people with severe shoulder pain
Batter’s Shoulder : Posterior Labral Tears
A baseball batter's shoulder is an injury unique to batting that causes a posterior labral tear in your non-dominant, leading shoulder which faces the
SLAP lesion- Are We Operating Too Often? A Video Discussion
In this video Dr Jeff Berg and myself will review the topic of SLAP lesions or SLAP tears. This is a very controversial area in the Sports Medicine community.
Shoulder MRI Findings in People with NO Shoulder Pain: Are Some Tears “Normal”
Your shoulder hurts and you see your doctor. You expect an MRI to be performed, and many doctors will oblige you and order that MRI. But .. what if I told you
What is a Shoulder Subluxation? : Terminology Tuesday
Subluxation is a term that Orthopedic Surgeons commonly utilize. For the purpose of this post we will put it in the context of shoulder injuries. Our shoulder
SLAP Lesion Treatment : Video discussion: Surgery vs No Surgery
SLAP lesions are a unique type of labral tear in the shoulder. SLAP lesions occur in overhead athletes due to chronic repetitive stress. But many SLAP
My shoulder snaps and pops and I hear clicking … why?
Snapping Shoulder Shoulder snapping or popping is a very common complaint. A grinding sensation in the shoulder is even more common. The shoulder is a very
Do Labral Tears Require Surgery?
Do Labral Tears Require Surgery? Once again is critical to keep this in mind. Physicians should endeavor to treat patients and not their MRI findings. A recent
I’m Worried About My Labral Tear Surgery
There are many reasons why this is one of the most frequent questions that I field from e-mails through my website, or with patients whom I am interacting with
Decision Making for Labral Tears and Rotator Cuff Tears [video]
...and we should NOT think like mechanics. Orthopedists and Twitter Thanks to an orthopedic colleague, Dr. Katherine Burns, the Orthopedic community and any
What is a SLAP lesion or labral tear?
A SLAP lesion is a tear of the labrum or cartilage disc that encircles the "socket" of the shoulder. A tear can occur as a result of a single traumatic event.
Pitching in early teenage years
For years I have been telling parents to minimize the amount of time their children spend pitching and instead concentrate on teaching the basics and the finer