Blog Articles

Treatment of Superior Labral Tears (SLAP tears)

The Superior Labral complex is a very important structure for normal shoulder function. Damage to the superior labrum typically results from repetitive throwing, traumatic dislocations, or falls onto an outstretched arm.Treatment is important for relief.

Jul 14th, 2020
Robotic Surgery in Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Sherman's article was published July 1, 2020 in the international Journal of Arthroplasty defining the current utilization of Robotics in joint replacements. Dr. Sherman is available to discuss if robotic surgery is right for your painful hip or knee.

Jul 2nd, 2020
What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is one of many tools your therapist can utilize to treat painful conditions such as back pain, neck pain, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia and many other shoulder, hip and knee musculoskeletal injuries.

Jul 1st, 2020
FAAOS status - Why is this important?

A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS) is a distinctive designation for active orthopaedic surgeons who have completed the highest caliber of orthopedic training.

Jun 19th, 2020
Achilles tendinopathy: A common source of foot pain

Achilles tendinopathy: A common source of foot pain Disorders of the Achilles tendon represent a common cause of foot pain and dysfunction. Anatomically, the Achilles tendon inserts on the calcaneus or heel bone ...

Mar 26th, 2020
“Tim Tebow” dilemma: To play or not to play

“Tim Tebow” dilemma: To play or not to play Before LSU played Florida in Baton Rouge on October 10, 2009 the news media focused on the issue of who will play quarterback for Florida in a game ...

Mar 26th, 2020
Hyaluronan Injections and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)

Knee pain? You are not alone. Over 20 million Americans suffer from degeneration joint disease or osteoarthritis (OA). The knee joint cartilage undergoes wear and degenerative tears associated with advancing age ...

Mar 26th, 2020
Shoulder is most common joint dislocation

Shoulder is most common joint dislocation Joint dislocations as a result of trauma are fairly common injuries. Dislocations can occur in virtually any joint in the body, but the shoulder represents the most common joint dislocation ...

Mar 26th, 2020
Knee osteoarthritis, a common cause of knee pain

Knee osteoarthritis, a common cause of knee pain Knee osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative arthritis is a very common musculoskeletal condition. Primary OA, more common than secondary OA ...

Mar 26th, 2020
Rotator cuff problems a common cause of shoulder pain

Rotator cuff problems a common cause of shoulder pain Disorders of the rotator cuff represent a very common cause of shoulder pain. The rotator cuff is comprised of four tendons that cover the humeral head or “ball” of the shoulder joint ...

Mar 26th, 2020
High ankle sprain: An uncommon orthopedic injury

High ankle sprain: An uncommon orthopedic injury Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries treated by orthopedic surgeons. High ankle sprains represent approximately one percent of ankle sprains ...

Mar 26th, 2020
Knee articular hyaline cartilage injuries – Chondromalacia

Knee articular hyaline cartilage injuries – Chondromalicia The knee has two different types of cartilage, the articular hyaline cartilage and fibrocartilage meniscus. The articular hyaline cartilage covers the ends of the bones in the knee joint ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Plantar fasciitis: A common cause of foot pain

Plantar fasciitis: A common cause of foot pain Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a very common cause of foot pain; in fact it is the most common cause of heel pain on the plantar surface or sole of the foot ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Knee meniscus cartilage tear

Knee meniscus cartilage tear The knee meniscus has several important functions in the knee including shock absorption, load transmission and joint stability. Small tears in the meniscus are often asymptomatic (no symptoms) ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Anterior Knee Pain: A Common Orthopedic Complaint

Anterior knee pain: A common orthopedic complaint Anterior knee pain, or pain localized to the front of the knee, is a common knee complaint. Anterior knee pain presents a challenge in diagnosis and treatment for the orthopedic physician ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Little Leaguer’s elbow, Little Leaguer’s shoulder

Overuse injuries are common in athletes of all ages. The major cause of overuse injuries is incorrect training (too much too soon or improper technique). The pediatric athlete is unique in that their bones are still growing ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Instability common after ankle sprains

Instability common after ankle sprains Ankle sprains are among the most common orthopedic injuries and account for up to 40 percent of all sports injuries ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Ankle sprains very common orthopedic injuries

Ankle sprains very common orthopedic injuries Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries treated in an orthopedic practice. Sprains represent injuries to ligaments which, along with other structures, provide stability to joints ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Biceps tendon tear: A common elbow injury

Biceps tendon tear: A common elbow injury Tear or rupture of the biceps tendon at the elbow is a fairly common injury. The biceps muscle lies superficially in the anterior aspect or front of the arm ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Recognizing the Importance of Spine Care

Your spine is crucial to your overall health and wellness. It literally impacts and controls your entire body. Your spine is made of a complex system vertebral bones, discs, ligaments, joints, and muscles ...

Mar 25th, 2020
Tennis elbow…Not seen only in athletes

Elbow pain related to lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a common condition affecting millions of Americans. Although tennis elbow occurs in athletes playing racket sports and other sports ...

Mar 25th, 2020