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Care and Management


Carpal Tunnel Release (Open Technique)


skeletal diagram of the hand and wrist

This surgical procedure treats the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome. It relieves pressure on a nerve that travels through your wrist. This nerve is called the “median” nerve.


Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release


transparent diagram of the hand and wrist showing the tendons

This procedure is performed to relieve pressure on the median nerve, alleviating the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome and restoring normal sensation to the hand and fingers. The endoscopic technique, performed on an outpatient basis, creates less pain and scarring than traditional open surgery and allows for a quicker recovery.

Hip and Thigh

Care and Management


Total Hip Replacement


skeletal view of a Total Hip Replacement

During this procedure, your damaged hip joint is replaced with implants that recreate the ball and socket of a healthy hip. This can reduce pain and restore your hip function.


Care and Management


ACL Reconstruction (Patellar Tendon Graft Technique)


transparent diagram of the knee displaying an ACL Reconstruction (Patellar Tendon Graft Technique)

This procedure repairs your knee after a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (commonly called the “ACL”). This ligament is in the center of the knee. It helps anchor the femur to the tibia. This surgery can allow you to regain normal knee function.


Loose Body Removal (Knee)


transparent knee displaying the Loose Body Removal (Knee) procedure

During this minimally-invasive outpatient procedure, the surgeon removes debris from within the knee joint. This debris is usually a piece of bone, cartilage or other tissue that has broken free and is floating within the joint.


Meniscus Repair (Arthroscopic Technique)


transparent view of the knee showing Meniscus Repair (Arthroscopic Technique)

Each of your knee joints is cushioned by two c-shaped wedges of cartilage. The two cushions in each knee are called the “menisci.” Individually, each cushion is called a “meniscus.” Certain motions, such as twisting the knee, can cause a meniscus to tear. In many cases, a torn meniscus can be treated with arthroscopic surgery.


Microfracture Drilling Procedure for Isolated Chondral Defect


transparent view of knee showing Microfracture Drilling Procedure for Isolated Chondral Defect

This minimally-invasive procedure repairs damaged cartilage in the knee joint. Small holes are drilled into the bone at the base of the damaged area to stimulate the growth of healthy “scar” cartilage.


Partial Meniscectomy


transparent view of knee showing a Partial Meniscectomy

The meniscus is a cushion of cartilage. There are two in each knee. If one of these shock absorbers is worn out or hurt, you may need a partial meniscectomy to remove the damaged areas.


Total Knee Replacement


Total Knee Replacement hardware

This procedure restores function to a severely damaged knee. Most commonly, it is used to repair a knee that has been damaged by arthritis. During the procedure, the surgeon replaces the damaged portions of the knee with artificial parts. These parts consist of a metal femoral component, a metal tibial component and a plastic spacer. A small plastic patellar component may also be used.


Care and Management


Distal Clavicle Excision (Resection, Arthroscopic Technique)


transparent view of shoulder showing a Distal Clavicle Excision (Resection, Arthroscopic Technique)

During this minimally-invasive procedure, the surgeon removes the end of the clavicle at the acromioclavicular joint in the shoulder. Removing this portion of bone will decompress the joint. It will help relieve the pain and loss of motion caused by arthritis or impingement. This procedure is performed with a small camera, called an arthroscope, and miniature instruments.


Rotator Cuff Repair (Arthroscopic)


transparent view of the shoulder showing a Rotator Cuff Repair (Arthroscopic)

This surgery repairs a tear of the rotator cuff in your shoulder. The rotator cuff is group of muscles and tendons. It holds the head of the humerus in the shoulder socket.


Total Shoulder Replacement


skeletal diagram of a Total Shoulder Replacement

This surgery replaces the damaged or diseased head of the humerus (also called the ball) and cartilage from the shoulder joint with a metal and plastic joint.


Surgical Care and Management




transparent view of the backbone displaying a Laminectomy

This procedure relieves pressure on the nerve roots in the spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain of stenosis. This is a narrowing of the spinal canal that is often caused by the formation of bony growths that can press against the nerve roots. The surgeon may treat one or more vertebrae.


Lumbar Disc Microsurgery


transparent view of a Lumbar Disc Microsurgery

This minimally-invasive procedure relieves pressure on nerve roots caused by a herniated disc. It can eliminate the pain of sciatica.


Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)


transparent view of a Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)

This procedure fuses two of your vertebrae with implants and bone graft material. It stabilizes your spine. It can be used to treat pain caused by degenerative disc disease.


Spinal Fusion (Lumbar)


transparent view of a Spinal Fusion (Lumbar)

In many spinal surgeries, two or more vertebral bones are permanently joined with a technique called “spinal fusion.” A fusion creates a solid mass of bone. It stabilizes your spine.