This month’s case presentation is that of a 65 year old woman who sustained a complex fracture of her shoulder. We recently performed surgery on her shoulder and the presentation highlights some of the unique tools, software, and techniques that we used to successfully manage her shoulder problem.
Category: Case of the Month
This month’s interesting case involves a 16 year old high school volleyball player with recurrent patellar instability, a symptomatic full thickness cartilage defect in her patella, and symptomatic loose bodies in her knee. She failed conservative treatment and elected to proceed with surgical intervention. She underwent a right knee scope with loose body excision x […]
This month’s case presentation is that of a young man that sustained a shoulder dislocation while experiencing a seizure. The violent muscle contractions that can occur during a seizure can result in a shoulder dislocation with considerable damage to the ligaments, muscles, and tendon of the shoulder, but can also damage the bones of the […]
This month’s interesting case is that of a man that injured his shoulder after becoming lightheaded and passing out or, possibly after sustaining a seizure. He came to see us about 1 1/2 years later. His shoulder motion and shoulder function were very limited. He was diagnosed with a fixed posterior dislocation of the shoulder. […]
This month’s feature case is a young teenage figure skater that presented with chronic lateral sided knee pain following a surgical excision of a torn lateral meniscus. She was managed with an osteotomy ( cutting of the bone ) of the distal femur to correct her “knock knee” malalignment, along with a lateral meniscus allograft […]
This month’s case of the month is a 41 year old man who sustained a traumatic left shoulder dislocation. For most 41 year old people that dislocate their shoulder, the chance for recurrent instability is probably 10-15%. However, our patient broke off a section of the glenoid (socket) with his dislocation and he sustained several […]