Elite Sports Medicine Care from High School to College

By |2021-11-10T00:55:50+00:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: Case Studies, Knee Resources, Patient Testimonials, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Our team first met Matt after a lacrosse-related knee injury in which he tore his ACL and had a severe meniscus injury called a “bucket-handle” tear.  Through a staged pair of surgeries, his meniscus was repaired and his ACL reconstructed with a full return to sports at the highest level.  Repairing the meniscus, when possible,

A Triumphant Return to Golf After Shoulder Replacement

By |2021-11-09T23:28:06+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Resources|

J.D. came into the office with shoulder arthritis treated conservatively for years. As an avid golfer and basketball player, he was inhibited from his activities by arthritis. A CT scan was done with 3D images used to make a custom plan for his shoulder implant using special planning software. A copy of the glenoid(socket) is

Triathlete Returns to Competition after Rotator Cuff Revision Repair

By |2021-11-10T00:41:21+00:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

  “I am supposed to do an Ironman with the oldest grandson when he turns 18…I will be 72) Thank you goes to Dr. Rudzki for doing such an amazing surgical repair on my shoulder and getting me to the start line once again.”   Chief complaint / Injury history -  Linda, an avid triathlete,

Shoulder Instability Update: Latarjet

By |2018-08-06T14:22:55+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Shoulder Instability Update: Latarjet Shoulder instability can be a source of significant pain and disability with progressive damage to cartilage and an increased risk of arthritis and destruction of the bone on the socket (glenoid) and ball (humeral head) of the shoulder joint.  Treatment of shoulder instability has evolved considerably over the past 15

Complex Shoulder Instability: Arthroscopic Treatment of Glenoid Fracture

By |2018-08-03T14:34:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chief Complaint/Injury Susan came in to our office after an acute left shoulder dislocation, which resulted in recurrent shoulder instability. Even the slightest movement caused her shoulder to painfully sublux or dislocate. She felt as if her shoulder was constantly slipping out of its socket. At 70 years old, this can be a challenging problem

Ice Hockey and Shoulder Instability

By |2018-08-03T14:44:18+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Featured, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Resources|Tags: , , , , |

SHOULDER INSTABILITY & ICE HOCKEY: Shoulder dislocation and instability are not uncommon injuries in ice hockey from the PeeWee level to Men's League hockey to the NHL. Dr. Rudzki has experience with these injuries from research and co-authoring book chapters with world experts to lecturing internationally and from collaborating with colleagues on comprehensive return-to-play protocols

Patient Testimonial: Hiking and skiing after ACL reconstruction and ACL Rehab

By |2018-08-07T15:34:19+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Featured, Knee Resources, News, Patient Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

ACL REHAB: Skiing, Hiking, Martial Arts, & Patient Goals Many patients want to get back to skiing after ACL rehab.  From adolescent racers to helicopter skiers in the back-country and recreational skiers in their 70's, we work closely with our patients and physical therapists to help bring patients back to what they love.  The

Rower Recovers from Olecranon ORIF

By |2018-05-09T15:58:38+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Elbow Resources, Patient Testimonials, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

  Chief Complaint: Olecranon Fracture Reed, an active 69 year-old male rower, went walking in a rocky jungle in Belize when he slipped and fell landing hard on the point of his left elbow. His entire arm swelled massively but he was not able to see his doctor, Dr. Dennis Cullen, until he returned home.

Elite Hockey Athlete After Shoulder Stabilization

By |2018-08-07T15:14:40+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Featured, News, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Complaint/Injury Henry was a junior elite ice hockey player at the time of his injury. He felt his shoulder forcefully sublux (pop out of place and go back into place) due to a water sports injury where he fell onto his outstretched arm into the water. Later that day, his shoulder subluxed again. The next

Rotator Cuff Repair at 75 – A decade of shoulder care

By |2018-05-01T18:20:04+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chief Complaint/Injury 75 year-old female presents with right shoulder pain 10 years after successful arthroscopic rotator cuff repair of her opposite left non-dominant shoulder. She is a painter and has significant shoulder pain and functional limitations that are preventing her from engaging in activities of daily living, obtaining restful sleep at night, and pursuing her

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