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Subscapularis Repair

Subscapularis Rotator Cuff Surgery Overview The subscapularis muscle is the largest and strongest muscle in the rotator cuff, providing an estimated 53% of total strength. The muscle and its attached tendon play a critical role in turning the arm upward and providing overhead lifting abilities. A tendon tear of the subscapularis is relatively uncommon compared [...]

Subscapularis Repair

Subacromial Decompression

Shoulder Impingement Treatment Overview The rotator cuff is a vital structure found within the shoulder joint that is composed of four muscle-tendon units. The rotator cuff is responsible for helping stabilize the shoulder and for allowing overhead arm movements. As the muscles that compose the rotator cuff travel to their attachment sites on the humerus [...]

Subacromial Decompression

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment

Shoulder Stabilization Surgery Overview The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body, allowing the ability to lift and rotate the arm, as well as reaching overhead. Even though its wide range of motion is very beneficial, the shoulder is prone to injuries that cause instability. One of the most common injuries that [...]

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment

Shoulder Reconstruction

Shoulder Instability Surgery As the most mobile joint in the human body, the shoulder is prone to instability. Shoulder instability occurs when the ball (humeral head) is forced out of the socket (glenoid), often the result of repetitive overuse or a sudden traumatic injury. Once a shoulder has become dislocated once, it is prone to [...]

Shoulder Reconstruction

Shoulder Nerve Surgery

Shoulder Nerve Surgery Patients living in the greater Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens & NYC communities suffering from shoulder pain, numbness and weakness may be experiencing a shoulder nerve entrapment syndrome. Two of the most common nerve entrapment conditions include a suprascapular nerve injury and thoracic outlet syndrome. Orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, Dr. Jonathan Ticker is [...]

Shoulder Nerve Surgery

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder arthroscopy is a popular minimally invasive surgery designed to treat a wide number of shoulder injuries and degenerative conditions. Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens & NYC area orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, Dr. Jonathan Ticker is able to utilize arthroscopic shoulder surgery to inspect, diagnose and repair issues within the joint. Arthroscopic shoulder surgery involves the [...]

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery Overview An injury to the rotator cuff is quite common in the athletic population. A rotator cuff injury, typically a tendon tear, involves one of the four muscle-tendon units that compose the structure. Patients who have experienced a large, partial or complete tear of a tendon usually require a rotator cuff [...]

Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Revision Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder Reconstruction Surgery Overview The shoulder is a highly complex joint that allows a great range of motion so individuals are able to perform everyday movements and compete in sports. Since the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, it is at an elevated risk of instability, dislocations, labral tears and other injuries. [...]

Revision Shoulder Surgery

Latarjet Procedure

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment Shoulder dislocations are a common injury, especially in the young, active population, and cause instability of the joint. Shoulder instability occurs when the soft tissue restraints within the joint become stretched or torn and can no longer hold the socket (glenoid) and the ball (humeral head) in the proper position. When the [...]

Latarjet Procedure

Clavicle Fracture Surgery

Broken Collarbone Overview Collarbone (clavicle) fractures are fairly common in the athletic population, especially athletes involved in contact sports. Even though clavicle fractures are common, no two fractures are similar because of the collarbone’s ability to break in a number of different patterns. The complexity of a fractured clavicle varies for each patient living in [...]

Clavicle Fracture Surgery