Subacromial decompression with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair yielded a 21% risk reduction for revision compared with repair alone.
In recent years, one approach that has gained traction involves the utilization of grafts, such as xenografts, synthetic grafts and allografts, to augment the reparative process. The primary objective of this technique is to enhance the structural integrity of the repair and improve postoperative outcomes.
Do you feel aches and pains specifically at the base of your thumb? Do you find that the pain becomes worse when performing certain types of pinching, grasping, or gripping? Have you been experiencing stiffness, weakness, or a loss of motion at the base of the thumb? If any of these describe your symptoms, you may have osteoarthritis of the thumb, also known as basal joint arthritis or thumb arthritis.
The elbow is an underappreciated joint that brings many daily tasks within your reach.
A scapula fracture is an uncommon injury. The scapula, or shoulder blade, is a wide, flat bone that sits behind the rib cage. The scapula connects to the clavicle (collar bone) in the front of the body, and to the humerus (arm bone) at the side. Part of the scapula is lined with cartilage (the glenoid) and forms the socket of the ball-and-socket shoulder joint.