Entries by Michael Miller

Is there a replacement for shoulders?

Ask the Expert Dr. William Paterson Question: I have heard of knee and hip replacement, is there a replacement for shoulders? Answer: Yes, similar to hip and knee replacement, there is shoulder replacement surgery as well. In fact, there are actually two main types of shoulder replacements: standard shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement. A […]

I Ruptured my Achilles Tendon…

Question: I ruptured my Achilles tendon. Should I consider Achilles tendon rupture surgery or treat it without surgery? Answer: Treatment of an Achilles tendon can be both surgical and nonsurgical. We always have a long conversation with our patients with an Achilles tendon rupture. We like to go over the risks and benefits to each […]