Gregory Galano, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon

Gregory Galano, MD

Shoulder and Sports Medicine Surgery

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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

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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 […]

Study: Arthroscopic needling yielded high rate of persistent rotator cuff defects

Although arthroscopic needling provided good clinical outcomes, recently published results showed a high rate of persistent rotator cuff defects 1 year after surgery. Read more Source: Healio

Malnourished patients had increased risk for short-term complications after TSA

Patients who were malnourished prior to total shoulder arthroplasty experienced a significantly increased risk for blood transfusion, longer hospital stay and death within 30 days of surgery, according to results of this retrospective database study. Read more Source: Healio


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