Shoulder pain exacts a large toll on society at large. Shoulder pain is a significant cause of disability and leads to quality of life issues. Shoulder pain has
Returning to work after rotator cuff surgery
Rotator cuff surgery involves a long recovery process. Trust me... it is a lot longer than you think it will be. Depending on your occupation and the type of
Impingement Syndrome [Video]: Can A Bone Spur Cause Shoulder Pain?
Impingement syndrome was a name coined many decades ago. Back then we thought that impingement syndrome was the cause of shoulder pain and rotator cuff tears.
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 Stiffness After Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of disability and shoulder pain. While many rotator cuff tears do not require surgery, some tears will. One of the most
Video: Should We Operate On All Athletes With A Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder dislocations are more common in contact athletes. A shoulder dislocation implies that the ball or humerus has slid off the socket, or the glenoid.
Pectoral Tendon Tears: A Treatment Guide
The pectoral tendon attaches the pec major muscle to your humerus or arm bone. The pec major is a very powerful muscle. Pectoral tendons are usually
Massive Rotator Cuff Tears : Treatment Options For a Complex Problem
Massive rotator cuff tears cause significant pain and disability. Patients with massive rotator cuff tears will notice pain, weakness and loss of motion. Once
Partial Rotator Cuff Tears: Do I Need Surgery?
Many Orthopedic Surgeons believe that partial rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain. The issue is that partial rotator cuff tears are
The Broken Clavicle or Collar Bone – Four Myths You Need To Understand
The clavicle or collarbone is one of the most commonly broken bones in our body. It represents 4-5% of all fractures. Fractures of the clavicle are more common
Reinjury After Rotator Cuff Surgery
The reinjury or recurrence rate after rotator cuff surgery is high. The recovery from rotator cuff surgery is far longer than most of us find acceptable. The
Why Second … Or Third Opinions Are Important
Office hours can be daunting ... for both you as the patient and me as the physician. I want to listen to you, educate you and offer you a potential diagnosis