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Pectoralis Major Repair

The pectoralis major muscle, more commonly known as the “pec,” is a large muscle located on the chest wall. The powerful muscle plays an important role in shoulder function by providing internal rotation (rotating the [...]

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder arthritis occurs when the cartilage of the ball and socket joint begins to wear away. Symptoms of shoulder arthritis include persistent pain, inflammation and swelling. Patients suffering from advanced shoulder arthritis who have tried [...]

Latarjet Procedure

An Overview of Latarjet Procedure The Latarjet procedure is becoming a preferred method of treatment for anterior shoulder instability. This treatment can be performed as an open procedure or an arthroscopic technique. Patients receiving [...]

Biceps Tenodesis

For athletes who participate in overhead sports that involve repetitive activities and motion such as swimming, tennis, and basketball, biceps tendonitis or instability can be a common source of shoulder pain. Most often is it [...]

Sternoclavicular Surgery

Injuries to the sternoclavicular joint are often caused by direct trauma to the collarbone area. The sternoclavicular joint, also known as the SC joint, is the bony joint that links the arm to the torso [...]

Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair

A double-row rotator cuff repair for rotator cuff injuries is an arthroscopic shoulder surgery that can improve the overall quality of the rotator cuff restoration process. The double row arthroscopic procedure is a newer [...]

Tendon Transfers

An Overview on Tendon Transfers for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears Tendon transfers are reconstructive shoulder procedures that are used as salvage procedures for the treatment of chronic irreparable rotator cuff tears (Figure 1) . [...]

Healing Response Technique

The rotator cuff healing response technique is a procedure that uses the body's own stem cells and bone marrow to help repair damaged rotator cuff tendons. It was initially introduced into the medical field [...]

Bankart Repair

An Overview of Bankart Lesions A Bankart-type capsulolabral reconstruction surgery is the most common surgery performed on patients with chronic instability. This procedure can be performed as an open procedure or by using an [...]