Article in the February 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery highlights complications associated with reverse shoulder replacement

The article published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery by Bohsali et al entitled “Complications of Shoulder Arthroplasty” reviews the most current literature on shoulder replacement, focusing on complications. Interesting results of the analysis are the relatively high rate and devastating nature of complications associated with reverse shoulder replacement. Dr. Parsons has provided … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 Literature

Article in the February 2017 issue of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery demonstrates good results for surgical repair of large rotator cuff tears in patients over the age of 75

The article by Jung et al in the February 2017 issue of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery entitled, “Rotator Cuff Surgery in Patients Older Than 75 Years With Large and Massive Tears” demonstrated good results in pain relief and shoulder function in older patients undergoing rotator cuff surgery. This finding contradicts a commonly … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 Literature

Dr. Parsons was an invited speaker at the 2017 Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society annual meeting in Columbus, OH on January 28

Dr. Parsons was an invited speaker at the 2017 Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society annual meeting in Columbus, OH on January 28 where he presented on his technical expertise and served on a panel discussing the surgical management of complex rotator cuff problems… Continue reading

January 28, 2017 Dr. Eric Parsons, Rotator Cuff Disorders, Rotator Cuff Tear, Rotator Cuff Treatment, Surgery

Shouldering the Weight – Arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery got Gene Sterle bench-pressing again.

Nearly four years ago, while weightlifting on an incline bench at the gym, engineering design/develop- ment manager and machine operator Eugene Sterle knew he was in big trouble when he felt and heard the pop of his shoulder, followed by extreme pain. After his initial “recovery,” he could move his arm every way but one–which … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 Literature, Rotator Cuff Disorders, Rotator Cuff Tear, Rotator Cuff Treatment, Surgery