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Orthopedic problems? Quit procrastinating. Get answers now!
We Want To Hear From You! We have been working on reaching out to our patients and improving our patient education by using blog posts. But now we really want to hear from you on what your unanswered orthopedic questions are.
Rotator Cuff Tears
Anatomy: The rotator cuff is made up of four tendons (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor) that attach to the head of the humerus.
What Graft Is Best For Your ACL Reconstruction?
Tearing an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft is a devastating occurrence after ACL reconstruction (ACLR).
Biceps tenotomy (release) vs Biceps tenodesis (re-attachment) for treatment of SLAP tear
A SLAP tear is a superior labral tear anterior to posterior. The labrum is the rim of cartilage in the shoulder joint. The long head of the biceps attaches at the top of the labrum.
Risk Factors for Complication after Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
The risk of complication after a knee or shoulder arthroscopy is extremely low. Studies have found the rate of complication after shoulder arthroscopy to be 0.86% and complication after knee arthroscopy to be 0.92%.

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