Bone & Joint Center Blog

Hip Replacement

If you have problems walking, your hip joint may be damaged to the point of needing a hip replacement in the form of a new, man-made joint. The hip is a ball and socket joint. The thighbone, or femur, ends in a rounded outcropping that comes off the bone at a little more than a […]

Torn Rotator Cuff

A torn rotator cuff is a common injury causing weakness and instability of the shoulder. Your shoulder is made up of the scapula (shoulder blade), the clavicle (collar bone) and the humerus (long bone of the upper arm). The head of the humerus fits into a small depression in the scapula called the glenoid; it […]