Rotator Cuff News and Research

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In anatomy, the rotator cuff or rotor cuff is the group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. The four muscles of the rotator cuff, along with the teres major and the deltoid, make up the six scapulohumeral (those that connect to the humerus and scapula and act on the glenohumeral joint) muscles of the human body.
Scientist receives grant to commercialize technology developed for repairing skin injuries

Scientist receives grant to commercialize technology developed for repairing skin injuries

NovoStitch suture passer now available for minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical procedures

NovoStitch suture passer now available for minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical procedures

Mitek Sports Medicine introduces HEALIX ADVANCE KNOTLESS Anchor with dual-thread technology

Mitek Sports Medicine introduces HEALIX ADVANCE KNOTLESS Anchor with dual-thread technology

Qiaobing Xu selected as Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Qiaobing Xu selected as Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Epidural steroid injection is associated with increased spinal fracture

Epidural steroid injection is associated with increased spinal fracture

Small diameter dual-thread suture anchor and new PTRC repair system launched by Mitek Sports Medicine

Small diameter dual-thread suture anchor and new PTRC repair system launched by Mitek Sports Medicine

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals reports positive results from phase IIa Frozen Shoulder Syndrome clinical trial

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals reports positive results from phase IIa Frozen Shoulder Syndrome clinical trial

Study challenges widely held belief that long nerve grafts do poorly

Study challenges widely held belief that long nerve grafts do poorly

FDA clears Soft Tissue Regeneration’s STR GRAFT

FDA clears Soft Tissue Regeneration’s STR GRAFT

MR-Ultrasound fusion biopsy can diagnose prostate cancer

MR-Ultrasound fusion biopsy can diagnose prostate cancer

First HSS medical symposium to take place in Rio de Janeiro from Nov. 28-29

First HSS medical symposium to take place in Rio de Janeiro from Nov. 28-29

Obese patients more likely to have complications after total knee replacement surgery

Obese patients more likely to have complications after total knee replacement surgery

AIUM to host Ultrasound First Forum on Nov. 12

AIUM to host Ultrasound First Forum on Nov. 12

Biceps tenodesis hastens recovery, cuts rehabilitation time for labrum tears

Biceps tenodesis hastens recovery, cuts rehabilitation time for labrum tears

Ultrasound boosts rheumatology clinical examination findings

Ultrasound boosts rheumatology clinical examination findings

Most incidences of shoulder joint instability are due to traumatic contact injuries

Most incidences of shoulder joint instability are due to traumatic contact injuries

Studies look at surgical site infections and hyperglycemia

Studies look at surgical site infections and hyperglycemia

Rehabilitation after rotator cuff surgery may be partially to blame for high rates of failed healing

Rehabilitation after rotator cuff surgery may be partially to blame for high rates of failed healing

Orthopaedic research studies in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Orthopaedic research studies in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery