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Paul Kirtisis, MD, walks through what Causes Shoulder Instability.

What Causes Shoulder Instability

Shoulder instability arises when the shoulder joint becomes too loose, often leading to discomfort and reduced mobility. This can occur due to a range of factors, including traumatic injuries, repeated overuse, genetic predispositions, or underlying conditions that affect the shoulder’s supportive structures. In this article, we will explore what causes shoulder instability in depth, providing […]

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How Long Is Physical Therapy After Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

How Long Is Physical Therapy After Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

Patients often ask ‘How long is physical therapy after reverse shoulder replacement?’ The answer typically lies between three to six months. This post cuts through the clutter to present you with a straightforward recovery roadmap, mapping out each step and what progress looks like along the way to full shoulder function restoration. Key Takeaways Understanding

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Bankart Reconstruction: Relieving Shoulder Instability

Bankart Reconstruction: Relieving Shoulder Instability

A Bankart reconstruction is a surgical intervention designed to address shoulder instability, primarily caused by a specific type of ligament injury known as a Bankart lesion. If you’re struggling with recurrent shoulder dislocations or experiencing shoulder weakness that limits your daily activities and participation in sports, understanding how a Bankart repair can restore stability and

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Dr. Paul Kiritsis Performs the First Shoulder Replacement Surgery Using Pyrocarbon in Virginia

Dr. Paul Kiritsis, a renowned orthopedic surgeon in Virginia, has successfully performed the state’s first shoulder replacement surgery utilizing an advanced bearing material known as Pyrocarbon. This marks a significant milestone in shoulder replacement surgery, offering a new enhancement to Dr. Kiritsis’ Precision Shoulder Program. Pyrocarbon, a material with surface properties remarkably similar to bone, stands at the

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