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Total Shoulder Replacement

Total Shoulder Replacement Overview Shoulder osteoarthritis has the potential to become a debilitating condition for older adults living in the communities of Dallas, Frisco and Fort Worth, Texas. Years of continued wear and tear of the joint can cause cartilage to deteriorate, leading to painful arthritis symptoms such as inflammation and decreased range of motion. [...]

Total Shoulder Replacement

SLAP Tear

SLAP Tear Overview The shoulder is defined as a ball-and-socket joint that is responsible for providing a smooth gliding surface when the arm is placed in motion. The labrum is an important structure within the shoulder joint and acts as an attachment site for various ligaments and tendons, including the biceps tendon. It is also [...]

SLAP Tear

Shoulder Instability

An Overview of Shoulder Instability As the most mobile joint in the human body, the shoulder allows a wide range of motion for everyday, work and athletic activities. This great range of motion does have a downside – it can cause shoulder instability. With shoulder instability comes the increased risk of shoulder dislocations. The shoulder [...]

Shoulder Instability

Amoclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis

Another common condition with the shoulder is arthritis of the acromio-clavicular joint. The cartilage between the acromion (the bone on top of your shoulder) and the clavicle (collar bone) becomes damaged, causing the two bone ends to rub against each other and produce pain. The indications for surgery are persistent pain interfering with your activities [...]

Amoclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis

Rotator Cuff Repair

A torn rotator cuff is a common cause of shoulder pain. Rotator cuff repair is surgery that repairs a torn tendon (rotator cuff tear) in the shoulder (tendons connect muscle to bone). The rotator cuff is a grouping of muscles and tendons that form a “cuff” over the shoulder, keeping the arm in the [...]

Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator Cuff Tear Overview The rotator cuff is the name for the four muscle-tendon units that surround and help control the shoulder joint throughout its range of motion. A rotator cuff injury is the most common shoulder affliction found in patients living in the Dallas, Frisco and Fort Worth, Texas communities. People with rotator [...]

Rotator Cuff Tear
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