Shoulder Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Shoulder (glenohumeral joint) osteoarthritis is less common than arthritis affecting the knee or hip, which are weight bearing joints. Shoulder arthritis is classified as being either primary or secondary. What Causes Shoulder Arthritis?  Primary arthritis tends to be seen in adults over the age of 60 as a result of “wear and tear.” Patients under… Read more »

What are Femoral Osteotomies & Why Do We Perform Them in Orthopedics?

Osteotomies, or bone cutting and realignment procedures, have been used by orthopedic surgeons long before joint replacements were being done. The main indication for an osteotomy is to change one’s alignment and unweight one side of the knee joint that may be arthritic and painful. Today, we still perform osteotomies in people who are too… Read more »