This month, I delivered academic presentations to help new shoulder specialists increase their understanding of the nuance of their chosen specialty. Often, the most challenging part of surgery is identifying the best procedure to address a patient’s needs, the experience we develop on a daily basis helps us to troubleshoot potential complications for our patients.
When you live with shoulder pain, you have a wide range of treatment options to choose from ranging from physical therapy to shoulder replacement surgery. At Austin Shoulder Institute, Benjamin Szerlip, DO, and Robert Graham, MD, offer state-of-the-art shoulder replacement surgeries including the SIMPLICITI™ Shoulder System.
The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in your body. It includes the upper arm bone (humerus), the scapula (shoulder blade), and clavicle (collar bone.) A fracture of the shoulder refers to a broken bone in any of these three areas.
Sports medicine helps competitive athletes and weekend warriors get into optimal condition, avoid injury, and restore function if a problem develops. Read on to learn when you should seek sports medicine support.
Knee pain that interferes with your daily life and isn’t resolved with conservative treatments may require knee replacement surgery. Understand what this procedure entails so you can go into the operating room with confidence.
A fractured shoulder is a serious injury, but despite the pain, you may not know that you have a fracture. These six indicators suggest a possible shoulder fracture that requires immediate medical attention.
If you’re about to undergo arthroscopy for your shoulder, you may wonder how it differs from conventional surgery. Read on to learn the benefits of arthroscopy for evaluation, diagnosis, and repair of shoulder joint problems.
Joint replacement surgery can successfully relieve pain and restore function, even in the complex area of the shoulder. Read on to learn when you might need this invasive, but effective surgery.
You don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from the expertise of a sports medicine specialist. A doctor who specializes in sports medicine helps athletes and weekend warriors alike boost performance and heal from injury.