Monthly Archives: October 2017

Shoulder Pain and Instability

Sports Medicine and General Orthopaedic Surgeon

The shoulder is a complex joint which relies on the surrounding soft tissue structures for stability and strength. These structures include the four muscles of the rotator cuff, as well as the biceps tendon ligaments, and scapular muscles. Shoulder pain with rest or movement, or general shoulder instability are common symptoms of strains or tears […]

Introducing MACI Cartilage Repair Using Your Own Cells

Shoulder, Knee, Sports Medicine

MACI is a procedure that repairs cartilage using the patient’s own cells. MACI provides long-lasting pain relief and improvement in function.1 How does MACI work? A sample of your cartilage cells (chondrocytes) is sent to a laboratory and embedded on a special collagen membrane which your doctor then implants into your knee. The cartilage cells […]