1. Shoulder Replacement Surgery Questions To Ask

      If you are considering a reverse total shoulder replacement surgery in Ohio, you have come to the right place. Dr. Kovack specializes in helping patients who have complex shoulder conditions. The methods employed by Dr. Kovack are minimally invasive and employ state of the art technology. If …Read More

  2. Who Invented Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

    When it comes to undergoing any type of surgery most patients have many questions surrounding the procedure. Our goal is always to provide our patients with outstanding access to information. When you schedule an appointment with Dr. Kovack you will be afforded the opportunity for an evaluation of y…Read More

  3. The Difference Between Standard Shoulder Replacement and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

    When it comes to facing shoulder surgery, there is often a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding the procedures for a patient. This lack of understanding can lead patients to feel extremely uncertain about the procedure they are facing and can leave patients feeling like their optio…Read More

  4. Preparing For Your Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

    Why Would I Need This Type of Arthroplasty? 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. These two shoulder replacement surgeries are…Read More

  5. Advantages Of Shoulder Resurfacing For Adolescents And Young Adults

    In a previous post, we discussed reasons why patients might want to seek out shoulder replacement alternatives. At the top of that list was age: total shoulder replacement surgery is typically reserved for patients who are 60 years old and above. However, as many young athletes know, injuries and ar…Read More

  6. Signs You May Need A Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement In Ohio

    Shoulder injuries or arthritis can be troublesome, but how do you know the severity of your injury? There are a standard list of symptoms that are clear indicators that the problem is severe enough to require surgery. If you find that you’re experiencing these symptoms or life changing factors, pl…Read More

  7. If You Have Severe Shoulder Pain, You May Need Shoulder Resurfacing In Columbus

    It’s commonly true that one doesn’t realize the necessity of a certain body part until it is no longer functioning as normal. Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Isn’t it tedious that throwing a ball isn’t as easy or even possible when you have a shoulder injury or arthritis? A simple task l…Read More

  8. How Are Muscles Affected In A Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement?

      The shoulder’s rotator cuff is comprised of four main muscles - subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor. These muscles work together with the humerus, scapula, clavicle, humeral head, and glenoid fossa to give you range of motion. Another shoulder muscle, the deltoid, w…Read More

  9. The Path Of Shoulder Recovery

    The quickest way for ultimate shoulder recovery is extreme dedication to your recovery regime. Following a total shoulder replacement, there are three distinct eras of the regime: operation to six weeks, six to twelve weeks, and three to six months. Each era brings you closer to full health. Are you…Read More

  10. The Story Of A Shoulder Injury

    It’s the final minute of the game. Tyler Winfriit gathers his team for the last huddle. “Alright, men, this is our last drive. James, make sure you snap the ball hard and straight. Frankie, you better catch this pass. Jags on three.” “1-2-3 Jags!” The team breaks from the huddle and jogs t…Read More