Superior Capsular Reconstruction Surgery

When is Superior Capsular Reconstruction Surgery Utilized?In rotator cuff repair surgery, a torn rotator cuff tendon is surgically mobilized and then anchored to its normal bony attachment site. However, some patients present having severely torn most or all of their rotator cuff tendons. These massive tears did not happen overnight. These massive rotator cuff [...]

Superior Capsular Reconstruction Surgery2021-08-31T21:56:49+00:00

Latarjet Procedure

What Happens When a Shoulder Dislocates?Shoulder dislocations are one of the most common shoulder injuries seen in our work hard, play harder environment. The shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint) is comprised of the glenoid (socket) and humeral head (ball). This joint is often compared to a golf ball on a golf tee due to the [...]

Latarjet Procedure2020-05-05T22:11:46+00:00

Biceps Tenodesis Surgery

What is Biceps Tenodesis Surgery?The bicep muscle has two tendon attachments in the shoulder region, the long head and the short head. The tendon of the bicep long head attaches in the shoulder joint whereas the tendon of the bicep short head attaches just outside the shoulder joint. The tendon portion of the long [...]

Biceps Tenodesis Surgery2021-08-31T22:40:30+00:00

Bankart Repair

What is Shoulder Instability? Shoulder instability is a condition in which the ball of the shoulder joint (humeral head) either partially or completely comes out of the shoulder socket (glenoid). A shoulder dislocation usually occurs as a result of a high energy fall while playing sports.  Most commonly, the humeral head dislocates anteriorly [...]

Bankart Repair2021-08-31T23:06:16+00:00

Shoulder Surgery

What is Shoulder Arthroscopy? Shoulder Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique used to treat a large number of shoulder conditions. Shoulder arthroscopy has a faster recovery time compared to open surgery. The arthroscope allows for a better view of all the anatomy inside the shoulder joint as well as the surrounding area [...]

Shoulder Surgery2021-08-31T20:55:05+00:00

Rotator Cuff Surgery

What is Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery? Rotator cuff repair surgery is the surgical repair of one or more torn rotator cuff tendons, in which the torn tendon is secured back to its normal bone attachment site on the top of the humerus (arm bone). This procedure is typically performed arthroscopically through several small [...]

Rotator Cuff Surgery2021-08-31T16:38:35+00:00

AC Joint Reconstruction

What is AC Joint Reconstruction? Acromioclavicular (AC) joint reconstruction is the surgical treatment often required for patients diagnosed with an AC joint separations and dislocations. Most often, AC joint injuries are caused by a traumatic fall on the tip of the shoulder. Symptoms of an AC joint injury include immediate pain and swelling, [...]

AC Joint Reconstruction2020-01-24T21:24:09+00:00