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…

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

January 11, 2021

There is a controversy as to whether rotator cuff repairs done arthroscopically should be done with a single row of suture anchors or two rows, i.e., double row.  Investigators promoting the double-row technique have yet to prove a benefit and justify the cost.  Among the most experienced arthroscopic surgeons in…

Microsurgery for Brachial Plexus Injury, Before Vs. After 6 mos. of Age

February 24, 2020

Fortunately, injury to the major nerves to the upper extremity rare relatively rare in the United States, particularly in child delivery.  When they occur, however, there has been controversy as to when the best time is to intervene for those lesions which are expected to require end-to-end reconnecting and possibly…