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Shoulder Injuries

Marytherese’s Clavicle Fracture Patient Story

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) Surgery Shoulder surgeon Dr. Ronak Patel repaired Marytherese’s collarbone the morning after she traumatically broke it playing softball. This injury occurred two days before Marytherese’s senior softball season was to begin, and she...read more

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Joint Preservation with Orthobiologics

Over the last few years, there has been considerable interest in the use of orthobiologics for joint preservation among both physicians and patients alike. Due to their significant regenerative potential, orthobiologics have demonstrated very promising short-term results. Let’s consider...read more

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What’s the Difference Between an Autograft and Allograft for ACL Reconstruction Surgery?

An ACL tear is a common knee injury, especially in sports like skiing, basketball, soccer, and football.   A full ACL tear cannot heal on its own, and almost always these injuries must be repaired surgically. If you are facing...read more

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When Should I Seek Treatment for a Knee Injury?

Knee pain may be experienced by young and old alike and is one of the most common reasons to see an orthopedic doctor.   That’s because your knee is one of the largest weight bearing joints and consists of several...read more

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Top 3 Benefits of Meniscus Surgery

Did you know that a meniscus injury is one of the most common knee injuries among athletes and older active adults? A sudden twist or a wrong turn can cause a meniscus to tear. Over time the meniscus cartilage...read more

Knee Conditions

Can an ACL Tear Heal without Surgery?

A popping or snapping sensation in the knee that is experienced while abruptly changing running directions is one of the characteristic signs of an ACL tear. This is generally followed by pain and swelling. An MRI scan is usually...read more