Articles

Ammar Anbari, M.D.

Shoulder Instability

What is Shoulder Instability? The shoulder joint is made up of two joint surfaces which are held together by ligaments and muscles. It has a ball on one side and a shallow socket on the other. The ball is formed…

Nicole L. Arcand, M.D.

Twist and Shout!

An ankle sprain is the most common injury to the foot and ankle. It accounts for 10-15% of all sports related injuries and is responsible for 7-10% of all emergency room visits each year. It results in pain and a…

Daniel T. Glenney, M.D.

Spontaneous Shoulder Pain

As an Orthopedic Surgeon, the most common history my patients give me as to the cause of their shoulder pain is that “it just started one day”…”I woke up with it”…or I must have slept on it wrong”. Most shoulder…

Sports Medicine/Therapy

What is “MIS” Joint Replacement Surgery?

MIS stands for “Minimally Invasive Surgery.” The objective of MIS surgery is to allow for faster recovery, and the ability to return to normal activities quicker. This is accomplished through smaller and less painful incisions. Recent technological advances in implants…

Joint Protection Techniques

Arthritis is one of the most prevalent chronic health problems and the nation’s leading cause of disability among American’s over the age of 15. Although this is a staggering statistic, there are some things that can be done to help…