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GPS … Your Orthopedic Surgeon May Use It, Too! Precise Surgery with ExactechGPS

Most of us tap the GPS on our mobile phone when we’re driving to an unfamiliar location. Advanced technology called ExactechGPS – introduced recently at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) – uses the same principles to guide orthopedic surgeons performing reconstructive shoulder surgery. In the world of orthopedics, GPS is the […]

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Ultrasound-Guided Lavage for Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: A Less Invasive Option for Shoulder Pain

Injuries, normal wear-and-tear, overuse from repetitive sports, or even sleeping incorrectly at night can all cause shoulder pain. Conservative methods for shoulder tendonitis treatment and other shoulder pain can decrease the potential need for future surgery and a long recovery. Drug therapies such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) as well […]

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