1. 5 Shoulder Replacement Exercises From A Shoulder Specialist

    You finally visited a shoulder specialist after you couldn’t reach the top shelf in the kitchen one day — you had let it affect your sports enough, but not being able to reach the top shelf? It was officially time to look into a shoulder replacement surgery. Here at the Columbus Shoulder Doc, we…Read More

  2. 10 Must-Haves To Make Life Easier After Your Shoulder Surgery

    You thought reaching for the top shelf of the cabinet was difficult before your shoulder surgery, but there’s nothing to prepare you for the frustration and pain you may experience immediately afterward. Whether it’s a shoulder replacement, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, reverse total shoulder r…Read More

  3. What To Wear After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

    After you’ve met with a shoulder specialist and your shoulder replacement is complete, it’s easy to think you’re through the worst of it. Unfortunately, recovering from the shoulder surgery can be difficult and require a lot of time and effort. When you work with Dr. Thomas Kovack in Columbus,…Read More

  4. Understanding Rotator Cuff Surgery Alternatives

    At some point or another, chances are that most Americans are going to deal with a rotator cuff issue. In fact, studies estimate that between 25 and 50 percent of Americans over the age of 40 suffer from some degree of rotator cuff tear, and an estimated four million Americans suffer from some form …Read More

  5. What To Look For In A Shoulder Surgeon

    Aches. Searing pain. An inability to complete tasks that were once a part of your everyday life. These are a few factors which could indicate that a shoulder operation is imminent. Whether you’re suffering from post-traumatic arthritis, an injury which has made it difficult to move or even sleep, …Read More

  6. 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. The most common cause of shoulder pain for those that experience it is tendinitis. Tendinitis is inflammation found in the rotator …Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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