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NM State Aggies Honor Dr. Romanelli

NMSU Aggies

Dr. Romanelli has been a long-time orthopedic consultant and trusted advisor for NMSU Athletics, providing transparent medical advice and sports medicine support for the Aggies’ teams. On Saturday, February 15th, New Mexico State University took a moment to recognize this unwavering support from Dr. Romanelli on the court of the Aggies basketball game. NMSU Athletics […]

Patient Resources

Dr. Daniel Romanelli

– Graft Failure Is More Frequent After Hamstring Than Patellar Tendon Autograft – Outcomes of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Patients Who Are 70 Years of Age or Older Versus Under 70 Years of Age – Prediction of the Irreparability of Rotator Cuff Tears – The Relationship of Femoral Tunnel Positioning in Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction […]

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 […]

Dr. Romanelli Performs New Technique for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

Sports Medicine and General Orthopaedic Surgeon

The superior capsule reconstruction is a treatment option for massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears. Treatment goals of such tears are to reduce pain, restore shoulder function and delay the need for reverse shoulder replacements. About SCR Superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) is a promising alternative treatment. The technique is done arthroscopically using a thick human skin […]

Las Cruces Orthopaedic Associates, PC. Comprehensive Orthopaedic Services

Shoulder, Knee, Sports Medicine

A few decades ago, Southern New Mexico was far behind the times in terms of quality specialized healthcare of any kind, let alone orthopaedic care. Patients had to travel to El Paso or Albuquerque to address their unmet medical needs. Today however, there is no shortage of experts in the field of orthopaedic services. Founded […]