Everything You Need to Know About Tricep Tendon Tear Surgery

November 30, 2022 | Daniel Hatch

If you’re experiencing pain in your triceps, and you’ve ruled out other causes such as muscle strain or tendinitis, you may have a tricep tendon tear. This can be a debilitating injury, but surgery may be able to help. In this blog post, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about tricep tendon tear surgery. […]

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7 Tips for Dealing with Shoulder Pain

October 31, 2022 | Daniel Hatch

Do you suffer from shoulder pain? You’re not alone. Millions of people around the world experience shoulder pain every year. There are many different causes of shoulder pain, and fortunately, there are also many different treatments available. A shoulder specialist can also help to alleviate shoulder pain. In this blog post, we will discuss 7 tips […]

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Most Common Sports-Related Arm and Shoulder Injuries

August 29, 2022 | Daniel Hatch

If you are an athlete or someone who participates in recreational sports, then there is a good chance you will sustain an arm or shoulder injury at some point. These injuries can be quite painful and debilitating. We will discuss the most common shoulder injuries, their symptoms, and how to treat them. Rotator Cuff Tears […]

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How to Avoid Golfer’s Elbow this Summer

July 27, 2022 | Daniel Hatch

Summer is finally in full swing! As the weather warms up and the sun stays out, many people are looking for any excuse to do something outdoors. For golfers, this means more time on the green. But with all that extra play comes an increased risk of golfer’s elbow, a common elbow injury.  In this […]

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Distal Biceps Rupture

April 3, 2020 | Daniel Hatch

The biceps is one of the most well known muscles in the body.  It has two heads (long and short) that differentiate and attach at different points around the shoulder.  Distally (closer to the elbow), the two heads converge to make one tendon that inserts onto the radius (a bone in the forearm). Distal biceps […]

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Proximal Humerus Fractures

April 3, 2020 | Daniel Hatch

The proximal humerus is the part of your arm bone (humerus) nearest to the shoulder.  These injuries are common in patients with soft bone (osteopenia and osteoporosis), but can also occur in patients without osteopenia who have sustained a high-energy injury (car accident, skiing, etc.).  Twice as common in women. Fractures of the proximal humerus […]

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Clavicle Fractures (Broken Collarbone)

April 3, 2020 | Daniel Hatch

The clavicle is the bone situated in the front of your the chest.  It is the only bone connecting the torso to the arm.  There is a joint at each end of the clavicle.  The sternoclavicular (SC) joint (near the center of the body) and the acromioclavicular (AC) joint (near the shoulder). Clavicle fractures can […]

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Fractures

April 3, 2020 | Daniel Hatch

I’ve been asked many times, “Is it fractured or did I just break it?”  To which the answer is the same, you did both.  A fracture is a break and a break is a fracture.  Fractures can be separated into simple and compound fractures.  A simple fracture is one that doesn’t break through the skin […]

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