Category Archives for rotator cuff tear

Rotator cuff tears are at high risk of enlargement over time

-+*Tears of the are an extremely common source of shoulder pain in adults over the age of 40. Tear size can range from incomplete or partial to complete tears ranging from small to very large. Treatment options range from non-operative management consisting of physical therapy and/or injections to surgical repair. While non-operative treatment can be […]

Kobe Bryant tears his rotator cuff

-+*It was announced this week that Kobe Bryant, the star of the Los Angeles Laker’s basketball team sustained a during a game on Friday while making a two-handed dunk shot. The rest of his season is in peril as he seeks additional opinions decides on whether he should have rotator cuff surgery for his injured […]

PRP Injection most effective treatment in healing and improved outcomes to sport injuries

Date: 06 May 2013
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-+*Early Detection Reduces Injury When the discomfort in Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinkes right elbow continued to persist back in mid-March the physician recommended a relatively new non-surgical procedure called Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections. Greinke accepted the PRP injections for his elbow pain from Dodgers team doctor, Dr. Neal ElAttrache, and just weeks later Greinke is pitching […]

Need to Know More about Joint Injury Treatments? Check Out These Links

Date: 23 May 2012
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-+*Though a joint injury can cause considerable pain and inconvenience, orthopedic surgeons can remedy these ailments through a number of treatment options. Dr. Steven Struhl, MD provides a wide range of these orthopedic treatment options, including arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, for patients living in the greater New York region. To learn more about our […]

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