Five Exercises to Improve Joint Health

2019-09-30T09:36:23-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Knee, Shoulder|

The importance of joint health cannot be emphasized enough, as joints, or the regions of the body where two bones meet, are vital to our overall health and basic functioning on a day-to-day basis. While our joints are rather strong and can withstand varying levels of impact, they are also quite complex, containing layers of cartilage, tissue, [...]

What is a Distal Biceps Rupture and How is it Fixed?

2019-10-25T09:43:21-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

You just felt a pop in your elbow and noticed that your biceps looks deformed. Now what? The tendon that may have ruptured at your elbow is called the distal bicep tendon. It connects to a segment of the radius bone called the radial tuberosity, which is near the elbow joint. A distal bicep rupture happens [...]

5 Rotator Cuff Exercises to Prevent Injuries

2019-07-31T15:42:53-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Shoulder|

Injuries involving the rotator cuff muscles are common with many overhead athletes. Whether you are an avid baseball player, tennis player, swimmer, volleyball player, or basketball player, chances are that you have used, and at times over-used, your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a cluster of four muscles assisting with stabilization, strength, and range of [...]

Why You May Need Shoulder Reconstruction Surgery

2019-09-30T14:59:27-04:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Shoulder|

Overuse or sport-related injuries to the shoulder can have devastating effects on your personal life if left untreated, causing pain and hindering your ability to complete daily tasks. While shoulder pain can be expected from time to time, it is important to have a doctor assess you if the pain persists or worsens. To help you decide [...]

5 Most Common Baseball Throwing Injuries

2019-07-29T10:12:31-04:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

Although throwing a baseball may seem like a natural motion, the strenuous repetition of throwing can pose a serious threat to a player’s health. Any player on the field is at risk for an injury, but a pitcher is most susceptible to throwing injuries. With the right care pitchers can prolong their careers and throwing arm, [...]

8 Tips for Recovering After Shoulder Surgery

2019-07-31T15:41:19-04:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

Patients can receive shoulder surgery for a wide variety of reasons, including but not limited to pain, instability and weakness. Regardless of why, one thing is for certain: Shoulder surgery and recovery should never be taken lightly. For any men or women that have recently undergone shoulder surgery of any kind—be it a shoulder reconstruction surgery [...]

What is the Most Painful Shoulder Condition?

2019-07-29T10:11:11-04:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

                Defining the most painful shoulder condition will most likely be followed by some debate as to what is truly the most irritable. Due to the varying levels of pain a patient may be experiencing, the possibilities for one condition versus another will be quite different between individuals. For [...]

How to Prevent Little League Shoulder

2019-07-31T15:41:56-04:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

Athletes that are required to repeatedly throw overhand put themselves at a considerably higher risk for stress-induced injuries of the shoulder. Without proper rest, frequent overuse of the muscles and ligaments that connect the humerus bone to the glenoid socket can become strained, especially in young children and adolescents. To help prevent this from happening to [...]