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Need a Shoulder Replacement?

Have you been told you need a shoulder replacement? Make sure you do your homework because there are different options depending on the circumstances. Make sure you chose the right surgeon and the right option for you.

Mar 6th, 2020
Breakthrough in Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery - "Rotium Patch"

Newly approved Rotium Patch used in rotator cuff repair surgery has shown significant increase in healing and strength of the repair. This translates into a faster recovery, quicker return to work and activities and less chance of re-tear in the future!

Mar 6th, 2020
Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement

If you have an arthritic knee and have failed conservative treatment then you may want to look at Robotic assisted knee replacement. This new technology is revolutionizing knee replacement surgery!

Jan 24th, 2020
What to do after a rotator cuff repair?

Rotator cuff repair surgery is getting pretty common. Unfortunately, as we get older so does our rotator cuff and it is more prone to injury. Most repairs are done arthroscopic with small poke holes. This blog talks about what to do afterwards.

Jan 23rd, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

May 30th, 2020
Exploring All Shoulder Surgery Options

When you have a shoulder injury, or even a condition which hinders your movement like glenohumeral arthritis, it can be difficult to go through your day-to-day activities as you once did.

Jan 5th, 2018
How to Pick a Shoulder Surgeon

If you have made the decision to go forward with arthroscopic shoulder surgery in Ohio, you are probably swimming in questions.

Dec 14th, 2016
Preparing for your reverse total shoulder replacement

Will you need a shoulder replacement in the future? Certain patients cannot have traditional  shoulder replacement surgery, so they must undergo a newer arthroplasty called a reverse total shoulder replacement.

May 15th, 2016
Shoulder Pain's Most Common Cause

Shoulder pain causes discomfort and limitations to those who experience it. Some pain will lead to surgical solutions while others can be treated with physical therapy.

Feb 25th, 2016
Common Rotator Cuff Injuries

As you may or may not know, the rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their respective tendons that envelope your main shoulder joint.

Jan 15th, 2016
Common Shoulder Issues that could be causing your pain

Did you know that what you call your shoulder is actually several joints combined with muscles and tendons to provide you with a wide range of motion – from throwing that perfect pitch to simply scratching your back.

Jan 1st, 2016
Comparing Arthroscopic TSR to Conventional TSR

Shoulder injuries or arthritis can inhibit many activities. A person that was once able to push, pull, and throw may no longer be able to perform these movements due to a slight or severe shoulder injury or increasing arthritis.

Nov 30th, 2015
How does an MLB Pitcher's Shoulder Withstand Such Force?

Spring time means getting into the full “throws” of Major League Baseball. Whether you’re a Cleveland Indians or Cincinnati Reds fan or maybe even play some ball yourself, it’s clear that the pitcher uses his arm and shoulder exhaustively.

Jun 1st, 2015
Regain Shoulder Strength with Stretching

If you’ve been reading our informative blog series. then you already know that our previous blog post mentioned how you can regain strength in your shoulder after your surgery with our top shoulder specialist, Dr. Thomas Kovack.

Feb 17th, 2015
Gain Back Your Range of Motion

Shoulder surgery is a big step, and if you’ve recently recovered from shoulder resurfacing with Dr. Thomas Kovack in Columbus, OH, then you are probably eager to start using your shoulder like you did before you injured it.

Feb 5th, 2015
Doctor Kovack has had amazing success

If you’ve been following our informative blog posts, then you already know that this blog is going to concentrate around our amazing top shoulder specialist in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Thomas Kovack.

Jan 19th, 2015
Are you a good candidate?

Shoulder surgery is something that you shouldn’t take lightly, and if you are having severe shoulder pain that is starting to affect the outcome of your day and even the quality of sleep you are getting at night, then you need to schedule a consultation.

Dec 22nd, 2014
Shoulder Repair For the Active

You can’t visit the doctor without hearing that you need to be more active. Exercise is a key factor in an overall healthy lifestyle, but unfortunately, there are times when it can be hard on your body.

Oct 7th, 2014