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Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive capsulitis, more commonly known as frozen shoulder, may be responsible for causing pain and stiffness within the shoulder joint in certain Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and NYC patients. Over time, many individuals suffering from this condition experience loss of joint mobility as the shoulder becomes more and more difficult to move. It is reported [...]

Frozen Shoulder

Failed Shoulder Surgery

The shoulder is a sophisticated joint that allows a wide range of motion. As the most mobile joint in the human body, the shoulder is prone to a number of injuries, including rotator cuff tears, dislocations, instability and labral tears. Many patients living in the greater Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and NYC area undergo an arthroscopic [...]

Failed Shoulder Surgery

Dislocated Shoulder

The shoulder’s anatomy provides the ability for it to turn and move in numerous directions. While this is an advantage, it makes the shoulder an easy joint to dislocate forward, backward or downward. A dislocated shoulder occurs when the ball (humerus head) and socket (glenoid) become separated during a traumatic event or from overuse. A [...]

Dislocated Shoulder

Biceps Tendonitis

Many individuals in the greater Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and NYC area visit Dr. Jonathan Ticker, orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, because they are experiencing bicep pain and shoulder weakness. Biceps tendonitis is a common cause of these two symptoms, and is caused by inflammation of the upper biceps tendon, otherwise known as the long head [...]

Biceps Tendonitis

Biceps Tendon Injury

A biceps tendon injury is a fairly common shoulder condition typically caused by repetitive overuse or a traumatic event. An injury to the biceps tendon is characterized as a problem with the tendon that connect the muscle in the upper arm’s front portion to the bones in the shoulder or elbow. Common injuries include subluxation, [...]

Biceps Tendon Injury

AC Joint Injury

The acromioclavicular (AC) joint serves as the connection point between the clavicle (collarbone) and the acromion, a specific portion of the scapula (shoulder blade). The AC joint is fairly strong and is held together by ligaments and cartilage that allow overhead arm movements. An AC joint injury most commonly occurs from direct impact to the [...]

AC Joint Injury
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