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Nerve Releases

An Overview of Nerve Releases for Axillary Nerve Damage Certain degrees of osteoarthritis of the shoulder can cause bony deformations called osteofytes. There is growing evidence, supported by Dr. Peter Millett’s own surgical experience [...]

CAM Procedure

Shoulder Joint Preservation and Cartilage Restoration Procedures The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that in the next 25 years at least 71 million Americans will have some form of arthritis, a [...]

AC Joint Repair

AC Joint Repair Overview If there is continued pain and limited function at the AC joint, or an uncomfortable amount of pain associated with overhead activities (such as throwing, lifting and reaching), a minimally invasive procedure [...]

Clavicle Fracture Fixation

Clavicle Fracture Fixation Overview Historically, most collarbone fractures have been treated without surgery and have simply been allowed to heal. New studies, however, have shown that in many instances patients do better with surgical broken [...]

Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair

Double Row Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Overview A double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair for rotator cuff injuries is an arthroscopic shoulder surgery that can improve the overall quality of the rotator cuff restoration process. [...]

Tendon Transfers

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

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement Overview The shoulder is a ball and socket joint and cartilage is the protective lining within the joint. Working together, they allow fluid range of motion. Shoulder arthritis occurs when the cartilage [...]

Shoulder Fracture Repair

An Overview of Shoulder Fracture Repair Minimally-invasive shoulder fracture repair is a surgical procedure used to treat and fix fractures of the shoulder area and broken bones within the shoulder region. New minimally-invasive techniques allow [...]

Fracture Fixation Surgery

Although many collarbone, shoulder and upper arm area fractures, as well as fractures of the shoulder area, can be healed and repaired non-surgically, there are surgical options to treat these injuries.  New studies have shown [...]