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

Proximal Humerus ORIF Success for Professional Pianist

By |2018-08-03T14:52:46+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Shoulder Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Complaint/Injury: Proximal Humerus Fracture Ruth, a 55 year-old female professional performance pianist and instructor, injured her shoulder in June of 2017 when she fell forward onto outstretched hands while running. The fall resulted in a three-part, displaced proximal humerus fracture to her left shoulder. The x-ray (left) shows the displaced bone fragments of the

Setting Sail After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

By |2017-08-04T15:28:46+00:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Featured, Patient Testimonials, Shoulder Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Nancy came in for an evaluation at Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. She had blown out her shoulder in February of 2016 and sustained a rotator cuff tear.

International Complex Proximal Humerus Fracture

By |2017-08-04T20:46:17+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Shoulder Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Chief Complaint/Injury - International Patient Care Complex Proximal Humerus Fracture Sustained in ski accident in Italy. The injury required surgical treatment for a displaced proximal humerus fracture (shoulder) and a titanium rod and screws are placed in the humeral canal. The patient then returns home via medical jet and is transferred directly to Sibley Memorial

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