Patient Education Articles

Do I Have a Rotator Cuff Tear? Understanding the Signs and Symptoms

Shoulder pain can be a frustrating and debilitating issue, and one common cause is a rotator cuff tear. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that play a vital role in stabilizing and moving the shoulder joint. The structure allows the arm to rotate in the joint so you can throw a ball, pick an apple, or give someone a high five.

Pickleball: Preventing Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

Pickleball is a rapidly growing sport known for its blend of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. It has gained immense popularity in recent years and with it, a big uptick in musculoskeletal injuries that are being seen in orthopaedic surgery offices world-wide. As with any racquet sport, the shoulder and elbow are particularly susceptible areas to injury. In this blog post, we'll explore the common causes of shoulder and elbow injuries in pickleball and provide valuable tips to prevent these issues, ensuring a safe and enjoyable playing experience for enthusiasts of all levels.