Posted on December 5, 2016 to News and Press
Many athletes who play contact sports like football, can experience shoulder separation. A common misconception about a separated shoulder is that it’s an injury to the shoulder joint. A separated shoulder involves the acromioclavicular joint (known as the AC joint), which is where the collarbone meets the highest point of the shoulder blade. A fall […]
Posted on July 1, 2016 to News and Press
The rotator cuff is a critical part of the shoulder. Consisting of the muscles and tendons located at the shoulder joint, the rotator cuff attaches the shoulder to the upper arm, helping the shoulder function correctly and allowing for the arm to be raised. Injuries to the rotator cuff, such as a strain or tear, […]
Posted on November 11, 2015 to News and Press
Did you know that many NFL players risk their health by playing through injuries? Tough or not, their desire to stay on the field is so strong that it can sometimes overshadow their pain. The nature of this sport fosters high pain tolerance and quick recovery, but athletes shouldn’t always “suck it up,” as it […]
Posted on September 9, 2015 to News and Press
As kids get older they are tasked with carrying home bigger books and more technology. Such heavy loads can create a burden on their young, growing bones, which may cause injury to their muscles and joints. It’s important to pick a backpack that will help share the load. Here are four tips to help you […]
Posted on June 3, 2014 to News and Press
Which doctors should you trust for Summer Sports Injuries? With summer fast approaching, it means one thing…football training. Preparation for the 2014 football season will soon be under way, and coaches are eager to implement new schemes devised from the lengthy offseason. If everything goes according to plan, their strategies should lead their team […]
Posted on November 12, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles
Dr. Andre Fontana of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic P.C. Physician specializing in Arthroscopy, Adult Orthopaedics, Shoulder, Foot and Knee Surgery First Job: Working in an auto parts store First Car: Nash Metropolitan Favorite Song: Steppenwolf’s Born to Be Wild What advice would you give your High School self? Study harder Who has helped you the most […]
Posted on June 3, 2012 to Media
A short video of what a SPAP (superior labrum anterior posterior) tear is and how it is treated, by Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Clayton Lane of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in Mobile, AL.
Posted on April 29, 2012 to Media
A short video about shoulder dislocation and how it is treated, by Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Clayton Lane of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in Mobile, AL.
Posted on March 18, 2012 to Media
A short video explanation of shoulder mechanics and how impingement can occur, by Dr. Clayton Lane of AOC at Springhill Medical Center.
Posted on June 10, 2011 to Media
A short video about Shoulder Separation, an injury to the Acromioclavicular Joint, and how it is treated, by Dr. Clayton Lane of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in Mobile, AL.