A Head-to-Head Evaluation of Subacromial Balloon Spacer vs. Partial Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears
Although various treatment options are available, successfully managing patients with massive rotator cuff tears remains a challenge. One option that has generated considerable interest among orthopaedic surgeons is implantation of a biodegradable subacromial balloon spacer that has the potential to recenter the humeral head within the glenoid.
Pop goes the shoulder– now what?
If you are worried you have a shoulder dislocation, don’t panic, but do get specialized care right away.
New study pinpoints two separate mutation near GDF5 gene for osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia
The report details regulatory variants found near a gene, which plays a crucial role joint formation called GDF5. The study pinpoints two separate mutations near the gene, one that can cause knee osteoarthritis in older adults and another that can cause hip dysplasia in babies.
Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players
With spring baseball season underway, Eric Makhni, M.D., a Henry Ford Health System sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, warns about how overuse can contribute to the high rate of arm injuries among youth players.
What can cause hip pain when sitting?
Hip pain while sitting can range from mild discomfort to severe. The hip joint may also feel stiff or pop while sitting. Medical conditions, injuries, and incorrect posture can cause hip pain when sitting.