A rotator cuff tear can be painful, but in most cases, the injury can be treated with non-surgical methods.
From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.
Sports injuries are common but avoidable — if you take the proper precautions before heading out on the field.
Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]
Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.
If you’re suffering from pain in your shoulder blades, there are effective treatment methods you can try at home.
Learn about the common injuries associated with HIIT, and how you can stay safe while following this popular exercise program.
With proper preparation and a high-caliber rehabilitation plan, you can return to the activities you love quickly following rotator cuff surgery.
Shoulder pain can point to a variety of conditions, some of which may require a doctor’s intervention.
If you felt a twinge after that last swing, learn how to fine-tune your form and prevent rotator cuff injuries.
CrossFit is a popular fitness training program that can sometimes lead to injuries from overexertion. Find out how to protect yourself and stay at the top of your game.
Torn rotator cuffs are among the most common injuries we see at New York Bone & Joint. The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons that connect the upper arm bone to the socket of the shoulder joint. These tendons provide the arm with much of its range of motion. Unsurprisingly, torn rotator cuffs […]
So many times we hear about Rotator Cuff Tears or injuries. The term has become so common that nearly everyone that suffers a shoulder injury or shoulder pain becomes concerned; “Did I tear my Rotator Cuff?” But most people really do not know what that is exactly. It has just become commonplace to presume it will require […]
The Rotator Cuff is a group of important tendons in the shoulder that are responsible for the stability and strength of the shoulder. Rotator Cuff disease has various stages and levels of damage to these tendons. The symptoms are pain with overhead activities, night pain, biceps inflammation, weakness and limited motion. The early stages of Rotator Cuff […]
Many patients visit their doctor for a shoulder injury and learn that they have a rotator cuff tear, but hesitate to go ahead with surgery to repair it. Your orthopedist will often recommend physical therapy for tears that are not too severe, but conservative treatments may have their limits. Patients who continue to do overhead work […]