ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Repair

ACL repair may is an option for select patients who injure their knee.

Clavicle (collarbone) Fractures

Breaking the clavicle or “collarbone” occurs from a fall or direct blow to the area. Contact sports like football, rugby and ice hockey are common high risk sports. Falls while cycling, skiing and motor vehicle accidents are other common ways to fracture the clavicle. Immediately following the injury patients experience pain, swelling and limited useContinue reading “Clavicle (collarbone) Fractures”

Tennis Elbow – Minimally invasive micro debridement

Tennis is elbow is common problem for patients who play tennis or not. The Tenex device offers a minimally invasive solution for patients not improving with typical treatments and those who do not want to wait any longer to return to activity. I combine this with PRP as time of procedure.

Shoulder Pain – Calcific Tendonitis

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints that patients come to my office for on a daily basis. There are many causes of shoulder pain including: bursitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, rotator cuff tears, labral tears, fractures of the shoulder, adhesive capsulitis ( frozen shoulder ) and many others. In this post I amContinue reading “Shoulder Pain – Calcific Tendonitis”

The Meniscus: 1 Minute Clinic

The Basics The meniscus is a well-known structure in the knee that can cause pain, swelling and mechanical symptoms of locking or catching if injured. The meniscus is a C-shaped fibrocartilaginous tissue made predominantly of type 1 collagen. There are 2 menisci in each knee joint, 1 medial and 1 lateral. The meniscus functions toContinue reading “The Meniscus: 1 Minute Clinic”

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL): Graft Choices

Anterior cruciate ligament tears are one the most common serious sports knee injuries that lead to prolonged time out from sports participation. It is estimated that approximately 100-200,000 ACL tears occur per year. The incidence of ACL tears has risen over the years due to increasing sports participation, training and the number of games athlete’sContinue reading “Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL): Graft Choices”