Category Archives: Shoulder

Shoulder Labral Repair Basic Concepts

Steve Mora MD Orange County Shoulder Specialist People sometimes compare us Orthopedic Surgeons to woodworkers. The similarities between us and woodworkers go well beyond hammers and drills. In order to be a successful shoulder arthroscopist one has to adhere to sound woodworking principles. When repairing torn structures such as the...
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Shoulder Arthroscopy a Surgical Symphony

By Steve Mora MD Orange County Shoulder Specialist Shoulder Arthroscopy can be very challenging. Success depends on an infinite number of details. Everything from positioning, anesthetic, pump, portal trajectories, traction vectors, shavers, cautery and much more needs upmost attention. ▶️ It’s like an orchestra. Everyone has an important part! Not...
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Surgical Treatment of Calcific Tendinitis and Rotator Cuff Tears- A Live Surgery Demonstration

By Steve Mora MD Orange County Shoulder Specialist Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder is a condition which usually presents with abrupt onset pain, stiffness and inflammation. It is a condition which involves the rotator cuff tendon. The pain is usually located over the outer and posterior aspect of the shoulder....
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How is Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tears Treated

How is Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tears Treated Steve A. Mora, MD Orange County Shoulder Specialist Introduction The term “Rotator Cuff” is used to describe the group of shoulder muscles and their tendons that helps control shoulder joint motion. The supraspinatus is at the top (superior) of the shoulder, the subscapularis...
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