The Glenoid Labrum

The Glenoid LabrumThe labrum is a cartilaginous structure attached to the rim of the glenoid. This structure helps maintain shoulder stability by creating a deep socket for the humeral head, allowing the arm and shoulder to move in all directions without dislocating. When part of the labrum is detached from the glenoid, the shoulder can […]

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Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive Capsulitis (or more commonly known as “Frozen Shoulder”) is a condition identified by pain and stiffness of the shoulder without acute injury. Individuals with diabetes, thyroid disorders, and prolonged immobilization are especially susceptible to the condition.

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ACL Tear

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in the knee that prevents anterior translation of the tibia relative to the femur. Typically, ACLs are torn by a pivoting mechanism; while the foot and lower leg are planted, the upper leg rotates. The injury presents itself in the form of an […]

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Dr. Powell – A Team Physician

Dr. Powell’s work as team physician with highly competitive college and professional athletes provides him with the understanding and skill to get patients back to a high level of activity. He is Team Physician for the US Soccer Women’s National Team, pictured left after they won the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympics. For your […]

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