Degenerative arthritis of the shoulder affects roughly 4% of the population. The shoulder with arthritis is often present for many years before it becomes symptomatic.
Why I love performing Total Shoulder Arthroplasty is because it’s what I became interested in during my early orthopedic life. As a resident, I was
When shoulder dislocations occur the ligaments that keep the shoulder in place tear. They typically tear off the glenoid (socket) side of the joint along
Dr. Jones began studying total shoulder replacement as a resident at Duke. Fascinated by the process, he now utilizes a technology called Exactech GPS in
KOAA News5 goes into the operating room with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Chris Jones, with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group for a total shoulder replacement surgery. Read original article here
Total shoulder arthroplasty is a great procedure for patients with arthritis. But it can be technically challenging secondary to bone loss, deformity and difficult exposure.
Have you been told that you have a rotator cuff tear that cannot be repaired? Historically there are really no options for the younger patient.
Total shoulder arthroplasty is a fantastic procedure for a patient with shoulder arthritis who has failed conservative therapies. The subscapularis (rotator cuff tendon that has
Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a relatively common cause of disabling shoulder pain and dysfunction. When a patient comes into my office with severe
The rotator cuff consists of the tendon attachments of the muscles that are responsible for shoulder motion. There are four muscles that make up the