Types of Injuries Treated

SHOULDER INJURIES

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Rotator Cuff Tear

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles in the shoulder and upper arm. The muscles help to move the arm at the shoulder and also help to stabilize the joint. The muscles start on the shoulder blade and are connected to the shoulder bone by tendons, which are strong, flexible cords. READ MORE

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Labral Tears

A shoulder labral tear is an injury to the cartilage in the shoulder joint. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint. The ball is the end of the arm bone (humerus). This ball fits into the bowl-shaped socket of the shoulder (glenoid). READ MORE

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Shoulder Instability

Shoulder instability occurs when the head of the upper arm bone is forced out of the shoulder socket. This can happen as a result of a sudden injury or from overuse. Once a shoulder has dislocated, it is vulnerable to repeat episodes. When the shoulder is loose and slips out of place repeatedly, it is called chronic shoulder instability. READ MORE

KNEE INJURIES

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ACL Tear | Reconstruction

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a tear in the ACL ligament. The ACL is located in the middle of the knee joint and connects the lower leg bone to the thigh bone. It stabilizes the knee by preventing the thigh bone from sliding too far forward at READ MORE

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Tibial Plateau Fracture

The tibial plateau is the tip surface of the shinbone (tibia) and is part of the knee joint. A tibial plateau fracture is break that occurs involving the knee joint surface and extends into the lower leg (tibia). Tibial plateau fractures occur when a force is READ MORE

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Meniscal Tear

A meniscal tear is a tear in the meniscus, a shock-absorbing structure in the knee. There are two menisci (plural of meniscus) in each knee, one on the inside (medial), and one on the outside (lateral). READ MORE