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 […]
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that function to move the arm and stabilize the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder.
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.
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 […]
Medial Epicondyle Apophysitis – or Little League Elbow, as it is more colloquially known – occurs when the tendons and ligaments of the elbow are stressed by repetitive throwing motions that exceed the forces that the growth plate on the medial (inside) side of the elbow can tolerate.
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFS) is a knee overuse syndrome associated with abnormal tracking between the patella (kneecap) and the femur, which results in pain and tenderness around the patella.
Whether performing "At The Hop" at Woodstock in the band Sha Na Na or performing arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Scott Powell has answered more than one calling in life.
Here are eight orthopedic surgeons who were famous before they became orthopedic surgeons, or developed their passions concurrently while pursuing medical school.
Dr. Powell employs new, state-of-the art minimally invasive techniques utilizing innovative arthroscopic technologies to enhance healing and minimize pain.
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 […]