Monthly Archives: April 2017

I TORE MY TOMMY JOHN, WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

Professional baseball pitcher throwing the ball

The “Tommy John” ligament is technically called the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow.  It is the primary stabilizer to the elbow in a throwing athlete as the elbow is flexed between 20 degrees and 120 degrees.  It gained its …

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Shoulder Osteoarthritis

woman with shoulder pain or stiffness

What is Shoulder Osteoarthritis? Shoulder osteoarthritis (OA) is the wear and tear type of arthritis that develops over the years. It tends to be accelerated in anyone who has had trauma to their shoulder in the past. OA first starts …

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