What are the most common causes of shoulder pain?

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain; Shoulder pain is extremely common across all age spectrums.  Different *problems* arise in different age groups.  As we age, our tissues change. In children the cartilage of the shoulder  is … continue reading

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder Pain Rotator cuff injuries are very common.  Over the age of 30, the rotator cuff is responsible for the shoulder pain that most of us experience. Determining the cause of your shoulder pain and determining … continue reading

What is Rotator Cuff Tendinosis?

  Rotator cuff tendinosis is a  very common cause of shoulder pain. Your rotator cuff tendons control the motion of your shoulder joint.  They are four very important muscles and their structure can change with … continue reading

What is an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair?

The arthroscope is a fiber optic camera inserted into the shoulder through a small stab wound. This serves as our eyes within the joint. With the advent of a multitude of arthroscopic instruments, we can … continue reading

Do I Need Therapy or Rehabilitation Before Knee Surgery

Patients facing knee surgery — especially knee replacement surgery as well as surgery to reconstruct the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) will benefit from Prehabilitation. Prehabilitation involves getting your knee… and you ready for surgery.  The … continue reading

Can meniscal tears be “fixed”?

Repairability of Meniscal Tears: There are a number of variables which determine whether your tear is repairable or not.  Only a certain portion of the meniscus has an healing potential.  The orientation or type of … continue reading

What is a Partial ACL Tear?

The the anterior cruciate ligament  –ACL –is one of the more vital and more easily injured ligaments within our knee. Ligaments are very tough, fibrous tissue structures which hold our bones together and allow us … continue reading