Shoulder Anatomy Video

This is one of the best shoulder anatomy videos around.  Once you have a better understanding of the anatomy of the shoulder then you can start to explore what might be wrong with it. Shoulder … continue reading

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 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 article in the New York Times show that nearly 90% of … continue reading