Shoulder

The difference between anatomic and reverse shoulder replacement

Lots of patients are a little confused about the 2 main types of shoulder replacements, anatomic and reverse shoulder replacement. Check out this video to learn more.

Proximal Humerus Fractures

Proximal Humerus Fractures

What is a proximal humerus fracture?

Proximal humerus fracture is a very common osteoporotic fracture in older individuals. Poor bone quality can contribute to this type of fracture. This fracture involves the ‘ball” of the ball and socket shoulder joint.

 

Partial Rotator Cuff Tear

Partial Rotator Cuff Tear

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in 2 minutes

Labral Tears, Shoulder

Labral Tears, Shoulder

What is a labrum?

Failed Shoulder Replacements

Failed Shoulder Replacements

What is a failed shoulder replacement?

Shoulder replacements are artificial parts made of metal and plastic, and can wear out or fail over time. Any shoulder replacement that is painful or not as functional as expected can be considered a failed shoulder replacement.

 

AC separation

Shoulder Separation

What is a shoulder separation?

Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

What is distal clavicle osteolysis?

Distal clavicle osteolysis is a painful condition in which the end of the collarbone (clavicle) becomes inflamed and bony resorption occurs.

Hill Sachs Lesion

Hill Sachs Lesion

What is a Hill Sachs lesion?

A Hill Sachs lesion is damage to humeral head, or ball that occurs after shoulder dislocation. The Hill Sachs lesion occurs when the back of the ball engages with the front of the socket during an anterior shoulder dislocation.

Dislocations, Shoulder

Dislocations, Shoulder

What is a shoulder dislocation?

Biceps Tendon Ruptures (proximal)

Biceps Tendon Ruptures (Shoulder)

What is a biceps tendon rupture?

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