Small Joint Denervation

February 4, 2022

In years gone by, joint fusion- bonding bones together to eliminate painful motion- was the only way to treat advanced arthritis.  In the late 1960s, joint replacement as we know it today became a reasonable option.  Based on extensive anatomic research, denervation, or removal of nerves going to the responsible…

Post-surgery Breakfast

July 1, 2021

The Perfect Post-Surgery Breakfast Despite your quicker-than-normal recovery, you still deserve a nice post-surgery breakfast. We recommend this scrambled egg breakfast from Gordon Ramsey. Have your spouse, significant other, family, or friend make breakfast for you in bed the day after your surgery, and enjoy your speedy recovery!

Contributing Causes to the Development of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

May 17, 2021

The cause of cubital tunnel syndrome has long been debated.  Really the only proven cause is prolonged elbow flexion for hours at a time, sleeping with one’s hands up by her face, particularly sleeping prone, or traumatic with scarring and possible anatomic distortion as with an elbow fracture.  The remote possibility of…

Platelet-Rich Plasma for Rotator Cuff Disease: Has it come of time?

April 5, 2021

Robotic-Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery: Is it Beneficial?

March 30, 2021

Robotic-Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery: Is It Beneficial? So far, an enormous amount of money has been spent on equipment to improve the accuracy of a cut when installing joints for knee and hip replacement. Computer navigation, however, has not been proven to show any overall benefit to the patient, i.e., no…