Anthony Romeo, Author at Clinical Advisor

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Managing the Failed Rotator Cuff Repair

The Problem Rotator cuff repair results in predictable pain relief and a variable return of function in the majority of patients. However, it may take up to a year to achieve maximum improvement in shoulder strength and function. In certain cases patients may continue to experience pain and weakness in the shoulder following rotator cuff…

Evaluation and Management of Multidirectional Glenohumeral Instability

The Problem Multidirectional instability (MDI) of the shoulder is a difficult problem consisting of symptomatic inferior and anterior/posterior hyperlaxity. The mainstay of treatment is conservative management consisting of postural and periscapular stabilization rehabilitation exercises. For those patients who fail a trial of conservative management, both arthroscopic and open techniques have been described. Clinical Presentation The…

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