Tag Archives: shoulder pain

The Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Timeline

Posted on Jul 2, 2019, by

After a rotator cuff tear, some injuries can be treated with rest, ice, heat, steroid injections, low-resistance exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. However, surgery is the most common form of treatment. When those nonsurgical treatment options are exhausted, or if your doctor deems an injury serious enough, surgery will be recommended.  Many factors […]

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 […]

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 […]