Shoulder Pain

Snapping Scapula Syndrome – Non-surgical options

Ross A. Hauser, MD.  Snapping Scapula Syndrome Over the years we have seen many patients with scapula area problems. The people we see who have been diagnosed with snapping scapula syndrome come into our exam rooms and for many, the first thing they want to do is to make the […]

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How accurate are shoulder MRIs?

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Among the many controversies in medicine is the controversy surrounding the use of MRIs and their accurate portrayal of what is causing shoulder discomfort. Questioning the accuracy of shoulder MRIs is not a new challenge patients face. Research has been going […]

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Partial rotator cuff tear – Do you really need a surgery?

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Partial rotator cuff tear – Do you really need surgery? Do you even want one? Many people have very successful shoulder surgeries. In part what made their surgeries successful was they had the time and resources for a good post-surgical recovery. They […]

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Subacromial shoulder pain treatment

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C If you are reading this article you are likely someone with a job where your hands are constantly over your head, such as a home and commercial painter, landscaper, warehouse worker or you are yourself the parent of a swimmer or […]

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PRP or cortisone for shoulder pain. A Quick review

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle Steilen-Matias, PA-C There are many people who have very good short-term outcomes with corticosteroid injections. We will demonstrate this in the research below. This article will discuss beyond the short-term gains of cortisone injections. Typically a person will contact us with questions about their shoulder surgery […]

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Shoulder replacement complications

Ross A. Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, PA-C. Many patients have excellent outcomes following shoulder replacement surgery. Some people do not have success and have resulting complications. This article will review some of the more recent research surrounding complications. People have very successful shoulder replacements, some doctors suggest, however, shoulder […]

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