Category Archives: Shoulder Surgery

Patient Story: Kathy Keene

Posted on Apr 24, 2018, by

Last winter, Kathy Keene, WHBY’s host of the “Good Neighbor Show,” fell on black ice and broke her shoulder. Her co-workers rushed her to Urgent Care where she was told that she needed to see an orthopedic surgeon immediately. After several calls to Appleton-area clinics, Kathy was referred to Dr. Tsai at the Kennedy Center […]

How to choose an orthopedic surgeon

Posted on Mar 14, 2018, by

When planning any type of orthopedic surgery, from joint replacement to ACL repair, one of the very first decisions is to select the right orthopedic surgeon for you. In addition to the recommendation of your primary doctor, it can be helpful to do research yourself. After all, knowledge is power. Once you’ve talked with your […]

Featured Story: Andy the Kayaker

Posted on Jul 25, 2017, by

Andy works hard and plays hard. His days are spent working as a brick and concrete mason. In his spare time, Andy is a gym rat. And a Tough Mudder. And a biker, a hiker and a kayaker. Last Fall, Andy was competing in a Tough Mudder event when he felt his shoulder dislocate as […]

Shoulder-Saving Surgeries: Important Things to Know

Posted on May 10, 2012, by

As with the rest of the body, injuries and deformities of the shoulder girdle are preferably remedied with time, pain management, rehabilitation, and orthotics. However, when surgery is necessary, patients will benefit from knowing the facts in order to understand which option best meets their individual needs. The following procedures, from arthroscopic to total shoulder […]