Shoulder Surgery Category

Rotator Cuff Injuries – Shoulder Pain In Focus

“Rotator cuff” might sound like some sort of car part, but it’s actually a part of your shoulder joint — a really important part. Your rotator cuff is a collection of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that work together to help your shoulder move. The cuff also keeps the ball part of the shoulder joint inside…. read more

How to Prevent Shoulder Pain with Exercise

Sometimes, it can feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders — literally. Shoulder pain can occur at any age, along with related symptoms like stiffness and immobility. But like other joint-related problems, it tends to be more common among athletes and older people. Is it possible to prevent shoulder pain…. read more

What Is Causing Your Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder might look like a simple joint from the outside, but inside, there’s a lot going on. Sure, the shoulder joint is the “meeting spot” for three bones — your upper arm (humerus), collarbone (clavicle) and shoulder blade (scapula). But your shoulder also contains muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and nerves, all of which work…. read more

Treat Nighttime Shoulder Pain

Discover common causes of this common ailment and insights into how to treat nighttime shoulder pain for a positive prognosis.  Do you ever feel like you’ve got the weight of the world on your shoulders — literally? Shoulder pain is a fairly common medical complaint, sometimes cropping up when you least expect it. Nagging shoulder…. read more


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Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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