Patient Education

Zimmer Knee Solutions

The knee is the largest joint in the body. A healthy knee moves easily, allowing you to walk, turn, and do many other activities without pain.

Understanding Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Most people take for granted daily activities such as getting dressed, brushing one’s hair, or putting groceries away. If you have lost full use of your shoulder, then you know firsthand how devastating it is to have to rely on others for simple tasks.

Understanding Shoulder Replacement

Brushing your hair. Getting dressed. Carrying groceries. Sleeping through the night. These are just a few of the life basics that can be difficult without full use of your shoulder. Fortunately, there are many ways to treat shoulder pain, depending on the cause.

Understanding Hip Replacement

Painful hips are no laughing matter. After all, hips are the largest ball-and-socket joint, designed to stabilize and support the weight of the entire body. So when hips are hampered by arthritis or other problems, it can be hard to have a good day or a restful night. Fortunately, with today’s range of treatment options, there is help for hips in need.

Patient Specific Instruments

Efficient, Personalized Surgery: The right fit for nearly every knee.

Sports Medicine

Shoulder

Shoulder Tears

A labral tear is a tear of the cartilage in the shoulder that surrounds the socket and helps to make it deeper

Subacromial Bursitis (Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome)

Subacromial bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, which sits between the rotator cuff and the undersurface of the acromion.

What is Shoulder Instability?

Shoulder Instability occurs when the humeral head (ball of the shoulder) slides partially out of the glenoid (socket).

Biologics

Healing injuries involves a well orchestrated and complex series of events where proteins in the blood called growth factors act as messengers, regulating the entire process.

Knee

Inflammation

Pre-patellar bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, which sits between the patellar tendon and the skin. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that sits between muscle and skin and acts as a cushion.

What is an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear

The ACL is a ligament that connects the femur, or thighbone, to the tibia, or leg bone.

Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of the knee joint. It can occur in any of the three compartments of the knee, the medial, lateral, or patellofemoral.

Tears

The ACL is a ligament that connects the femur, or thighbone, to the tibia, or leg bone. Its function is to keep the tibia from sliding too far forward on the femur. An ACL tear is a rupture of this ligament.