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Try These 5 Simple Exercises To Prevent Shoulder Injury!

Dec 15, 2023239 Views

Most people associate exercising with losing weight, but that’s not the only benefit behind it. There are numerous advantages of exercising, one of which is preventing injuries. Whether or not you’ve got weak bones, training your muscles can build up overall strength and prepare your body for the worst. Doctors typically recommend focusing on your […]

What To Expect During An Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair By Dr. Gombera

Nov 30, 2023249 Views

Thanks to modern technology, Dr. Mufaddal Gombera can offer minimally invasive care like arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. During a shoulder arthroscopy, Dr. Gombera uses a small instrument called an arthroscope to treat the affected joint. With the help of a few small incisions and thin instruments, he mends the torn tendons, restoring the function and […]

What Happens During An Acl Reconstructive Surgery?

Nov 15, 2023188 Views

What is an ACL? ACL, or the anterior cruciate ligament, is a ligament in your knee that serves as a barrier between the femur bone and the tibia. The ACL helps to prevent the two bones from colliding against each other, stabilizing them instead. However, when this ligament tears or gets damaged, it can lead […]

Why Did I Wake Up With Shoulder Pain Radiating Down My Arm?

Oct 30, 202318989 Views

Have you ever woken up from a deep sleep only to find your arm locked in place? No matter how much you try to move it, the pain keeps you from trying. While this might seem alarming, it is not something to worry about. So, if you also woke up with shoulder pain today that […]

How Does a Hip Arthroscopy and Synovectomy for PVNS Work?

Oct 15, 2023653 Views

What is PVNS? Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) is a non-cancerous tumor that develops in the thin membrane lining of the joints known as the synovium. It can affect any joint in the body, but it typically arises in the knee or hip joints, causing the synovium to overgrow and swell. Moreover, PVNS can be quite […]

Posterior Labrum & SLAP Repair Surgery: What You Need to Know

Sep 30, 20232328 Views

Shoulder injuries aren’t something to take lightly. No matter the cause, the persistent pain they bring can add unnecessary strain on your muscles. And if you’re not careful, it could also lead to severe mobility issues. However, usually, it is athletes or people who use their arms a lot who are at risk of suffering […]

What Happens During a Lateral Meniscus Repair (Knee Arthroscopy)?

Sep 15, 2023253 Views

Knee joint injuries are some of the most common injuries out there. The sharp pain and frustration that come along with it can leave a person howling in pain for years on end, especially if left untreated. Whether it’s from a sports accident, a twist of the leg, or just wear and tear due to […]

Hip Arthroscopy and Labral Repair: What To Expect

Aug 30, 20233028 Views

In cases of severe hip pain or hip joint issues, arthroscopic surgery might be needed. Most orthopedic surgeons suggest getting a hip arthroscopy and labral repair if non-surgical treatments do not work. Typically, labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), among other conditions, are the main causes of such surgeries. To find out what entails during […]

How Long Does A Rotator Cuff Surgery Last?

Aug 15, 20231222 Views

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that cover your shoulder joint, allowing it to move freely. However, when the rotator cuff gets damaged, it can lead to insurmountable pain. Given that the purpose of the cuff is to keep the humerus or the upper arm bone inside the shoulder socket, a […]

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Process Explained

Jul 30, 20231553 Views

A shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that is used to repair a damaged shoulder joint. During the surgery, a tiny camera known as the “arthroscope” is inserted into the shoulder. This is done after small incisions are made, keeping the surgical site intact. Once the camera is inserted, there are other surgical instruments used […]

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