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Do All ACL Tears Require Surgery?

ACL tears are one of the most common sports injuries worldwide. If you’ve torn your ACL, you know it’s one of the most painful, too. What you may not know is what to do after you injure your ACL. Should you get surgery, or will physical therapy suffice?
May 1st, 2019

What You Should Know About Shoulder Stabilization Surgery

If you suffer from shoulder dislocations, you may have what’s known as chronic shoulder instability. Repeated shoulder dislocations can put your shoulder at risk for permanent damage, and seeking proper treatment early is critical.
Jan 10th, 2019
rotator cuff, arthropathy, Otis R. Drew, MD.,Lafayette, Louisiana

Understanding The Effects of Rotator Cuff Arthropathy

If you're struggling with severe pain and loss of movement in your shoulder, arthritis might not be the only thing to blame. We look at how a rotator cuff tear can turn into rotator cuff arthroplasty, and we look at how the condition can be treated.
Dec 5th, 2018

Why Shoulder Pain Should Never Be Ignored

It is easy to push nagging pain to the back of your mind and hope it will just go away, but shoulder pain must be taken seriously to avoid conditions with lengthy recovery times.
Nov 14th, 2018

ACL Injury Prevention: 5 Tips to Keep You Off the Sidelines

If you lead an active lifestyle, there’s nothing worse than a sidelining injury that takes you out of the game for a season or more. Here are five tips to help you avoid an injury to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee.
Aug 24th, 2018

Are You a Candidate for Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

If you’ve been experiencing shoulder pain, weakness, or a loss of mobility, reverse shoulder replacement may be the right choice for you. Learn about whether you’re a candidate for reverse shoulder replacement.
Jun 11th, 2018