Category Archives: Shoulder Rotator cuff tears

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 […]

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 […]