Treatment Options for Rotator Cuff Tears

What are the treatment options for rotator cuff tears?  First and foremost, what is the rotator cuff?  It’s a group of four tendons all of which come from muscles that originate on the scapula or shoulder blade.  The tendons then attach to the “ball” of the shoulder...

Shoulder Dislocations

Shoulder dislocations are a relatively common injury in young athletes and occasionally weekend warriors. They most often occur due to a traumatic mechanism of injury where the shoulder is forcible pulled upward and outward (abducted and externally rotated). This...

Common Shoulder Conditions

Choose a condition below to learn more at aaos.org. Rotator Cuff Tear Arthritis Shoulder Dislocation Chronic Shoulder Instability Shoulder Impingement Bicep Tendon Tear at Shoulder

Glenohumeral “Shoulder” Arthritis

Have you even woken up in the morning with stiffness in one of your joints? Do you find yourself noticing clicking, popping, or grinding when you move your joints? What about swelling especially after using the joint? You may be one of several million people in the...