When Can I Return To Work ?

When can I return to work after surgery is a common and appropriate question heard by Orthopedic Surgeons. The answer to this question is not always straightforward.  This is a tricky area where patients and … continue reading

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 pitcher. What is a batter’s shoulder? Baseball batters generate a ton … continue reading

Do I need a knee replacement?

Do I need a knee replacement?  I don’t know .. do you think it’s time for a knee replacement? I can not tell you how often I have this discussion with people.  Let’s just put … continue reading

Should We MRI All Patients With Joint Pain?

You wake up one morning and your shoulder hurts. You’re not sure why and blame it on your sleeping position.  Or perhaps you bent down to pick something up and when you stand up your … continue reading

Why does the top of my shoulder hurt ?

Sorry to say, but most people will eventually suffer from shoulder pain. Whether your pain is due to an injury or you simply woke up with the pain many of you worry that you might … continue reading