Restitching a Torn Rotator Cuff

Your rotator cuff is a collection of muscles and tendons located where your upper arm meets your shoulder socket. Its primary purpose is to provide structural support to your body so that you can perform a wide range of arm movements, especially ones that involve...

Dive Back in After Swimmer’s Shoulder

Are you an avid swimmer now sidelined by swimmer’s shoulder? You have plenty of company. Swimmer’s shoulder can develop from overuse, a change in your stroke or an increase in the intensity or duration of your swimming activity.   Swimmers tend to have above-average...

Shoulder Injuries in Throwing Athletes

by Raphael S. F. Longobardi, MD, FAAOS University Orthopedic Center, PA – Hackensack, NJ www.universityorthopaedic.com Spring time typically marks the return of America’s favorite pastime- baseball. All over the country, baseball (and softball) teams have been gearing...