Gregory Galano, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon

Gregory Galano, MD

Shoulder and Sports Medicine Surgery

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Brain needs to be retrained after ACL injury

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that regaining full function after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is more than just physical — it requires retraining the brain Read more Source: Science Daily

New research on the muscles of elite athletes: When quality is better than quantity

Endurance sports such as soccer and cross-country skiing lead to significant changes in the quality of the “cellular powerhouses” in the athletes’ muscles, shows new research. Read more Source: Science Daily

Technique pearls for revision shoulder arthroplasty aid in preventing fracture, preserving bone stock

We present simple techniques for revision shoulder arthroplasty using a telescoping osteotome technique for glenoid removal, an open-book (vertical) osteotomy technique for extraction of the humeral stem and the use of an ultrasonic device and carbide burr for clearing bone and cement mantles. Read more Source: Healio

Preoperative condition seen as key in return to baseline function after anterior shoulder instability

Rather than surgical factors, data presented here indicate patient preoperative condition is the most important factor in return to baseline function in the short-term period following anterior shoulder instability. Read more Source: Healio

Wearable neuromuscular device may help reduce ACL injuries in female soccer players

Using a wearable neuromuscular device can reduce the risk of ACL injury in female soccer athletes, according to new research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data. Read more Source: Healio

Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Dr. Galano was recently quoted in the New York Times in an article on handstands in yoga

For more details please visit: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/06/yoga-for-the-showoff-namaste/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Fit%20City&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body   Source: The New York Times

Hemiarthroplasty, TSA yielded pain relief for patients with atraumatic osteonecrosis

Patients with atraumatic osteonecrosis of the humeral head experienced lasting pain relief and improved range of motion after undergoing either hemiarthroplasty or total shoulder arthroplasty, according to results. Read more Source: Healio

Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction for irreparable rotator cuff tears

Superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) is a promising alternative treatment for irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears. It utilizes a graft from the superior glenoid to the greater tuberosity to stabilize the humeral head. In a study by Mihata and colleagues of 23 patients who underwent SCR with a fascia lata autograft at a minimum of 2 […]

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