According to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain, but not the only one. A condition commonly referred to as the frozen shoulder is often mistaken for a rotator cuff problem because it can copy the symptoms of rotator cuff injuries in… read more »
The increase in hip and knee replacements among Baby Boomers is doing more than putting a fresh spring in their step or helping them stay on the job. According to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, it’s also improving the patients’ lives in the bedroom. Nearly a million people a year undergo a total… read more »
Using a database of nearly 1 million Americans who underwent major joint replacement surgery, researchers have determined that surgical patients with diabetes, hypertension or obesity were significantly more likely to suffer post-operative complications. New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer evaluates treating such at-risk patients before surgery to control blood sugar, reduce blood pressure and… read more »
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