• What To Do If Your Surgery Is Postponed

    The continued spread of COVID-19 has called on everyone—and especially the healthcare system—to quickly adapt. Many hospitals have postponed elective surgeries to be rescheduled later as they deal with the current crisis. Elective surgeries are surgeries that are not life-threatening and can be scheduled in advance. The patient chooses to have the surgery to better his or her quality of life. Many orthopaedic surgeries fall under this category even though the underlying conditions can be very serious and the discomfort to the patient can be significant.

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  • De-Mystifying Shoulder Pain with Dr. John L. Todd

    The shoulder is an incredibly mobile part of the body. It’s the first mechanical linkage that allows us to put our hand in space. Without the shoulder’s remarkable range of motion, we would not be able to carry out some of the most vital movements in everyday life – reaching, grasping, tossing, throwing!

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  • Explaining Frozen Shoulder Syndrome with Dr. John L. Todd

    The hallmark of the frozen shoulder is the stiffness. The pain is almost imperceptible at first, but gradually the dullness and the ache in the shoulder grows over a period of months, sometimes to the point where it may become some of the worst pain you have ever faced. Eventually, moving your shoulder at all becomes nearly impossible and you start waging a silent war just to get through the normal motions of the day.

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