Gregory Galano, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon

Gregory Galano, MD

Shoulder and Sports Medicine Surgery

Articles

Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery

The rotator cuff is a collection of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder. It’s common for athletes — for example, baseball pitchers — to injure this area.

Source: HealthDay

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Delayed rotator cuff repair yielded superior functional outcomes vs immediate repair

Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, results published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed delayed surgery yielded superior functional outcomes at 6 months postoperatively.

Source: Healio

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Study shows men and women tear ACL the same way in non-contact injury

While women are two to four times more likely than men to tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee, the cause of this injury is no different between the sexes, according to new research.

Source: Science Daily

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What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?

Calcific tendonitis is a condition caused by calcium deposits building up in a person’s muscles or tendons. If calcium builds up in an area, a person may feel pain and discomfort there.

Source: Medical News Today

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