Based on their evidence the authors of the START: REACTS trial recommended against the balloon as they found no benefit in the intervention group and
Shoulder Balloon Spacer: up, up and away? Or full of hot air?
Inspace Blog Post Follow up: Review of the papers This is an update to a previous blog post I wrote about the Inspace balloon. Since the
Surgeons That Perform More Shoulder Replacements Have less Complications
A recent presentation at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting by Harvard Professor Jon J.P. Warner M.D. concluded that when
Can a New Balloon Implant Fix Your Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tear?
Disclosure: I have no financial relationship with any orthopedic implant manufacturer including Stryker the owner of the technology that this post
Buffalo, NY Team Wins Award for Research on Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Shoulder replacement is an excellent operation for many people with shoulder arthritis. Our Buffalo, NY based team is actively researching ways to
Unstable Shoulder: will an operation always work?
Most patients, who have new instability after a surgery to fix shoulder instability, DON’T want more
Slipping on Ice Can Lead to Serious Shoulder Injury in Buffalo, NY
Winter can be unpredictable in Buffalo, NY. That can sometimes spell bad news for your shoulder. Even though snow can be beautiful it can sometimes
Do Rotator Cuff Tears Get Bigger Over Time?
I have noted in other posts that rotator cuff tears can cause a lot of confusion. Let’s assume that your doctor has diagnosed you with a rotator
How Long Will Rehabilitation Take After Rotator Cuff Surgery? The Answer Usually Depends on One Key Factor.
Being told that you need rotator cuff surgery can be an intimidating prospect. Physical Therapy after Surgery One of the main concerns is