Shore Orthopaedic “Best of the Press 2016”

Voted Best Orthopaedic Surgeons “Shore Orthopaedic University Associates” GOLD – 2016 Voted Best Orthopaedic Surgeon “Frederick G. Dalzell, MD” BRONZE- 2016 Voted Best Physical Therapy “Shore Ortho Physical Therapy” BRONZE- 2016  

Shoulder Pain Keeping You Up at Night?

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Gene J. DeMorat, MD

The shoulder joint is capable of tremendous mobility to assist in the essential activities of everyday life. It relies upon a group of muscles, known as the rotator cuff, to ensure its function for overhead and lifting activities.

Unfortunately, the rotator cuff is commonly associated with injury. Such injuries may occur from a simple fall onto the shoulder or even from the accumulation of simple lifting events over our lifetime.

The most common symptoms are pain, weakness, and motion loss. Symptoms may develop suddenly or in a gradual onset. Symptoms that persist beyond a two week period, without signs of relief, should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon.

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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair A Minimally Invasive Option

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By: Gene J. DeMorat, M.D.

The rotator cuff is a series of muscles that provides essential function for overhead and lifting activities of the shoulder. Unfortunately, it is commonly associated with injury resulting from falls; from the repetitive motions of sports, like throwing a ball; or even simple lifting. Continue reading