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What is an AC joint injury, and why is it so common in contact sports?

Separated shoulder, or AC joint injury, is the most common joint dislocation injury. Though healing takes time, it’s highly treatable – often without surgery.

Biceps tendonitis: How arthroscopic surgery relieves shoulder pain, reduces scarring

Severe biceps tendonitis requires surgery – and Alison Cabrera, M.D., is one of few surgeons in the area offering a less invasive arthroscopic technique to repair the tendon and relieve shoulder pain.

Torn rotator cuff: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options

Losing sleep is the main reason people seek help for rotator cuff pain. In this MedBlog, Michael Khazzam, M.D., discusses noninvasive pain relief options and what to expect if you choose rotator cuff surgery.

AR in the OR: First augmented reality shoulder replacement surgery in Texas

In April, orthopaedic surgeon Michael Khazzam, M.D., performed the first augmented reality shoulder replacement surgery in Texas. Explore how the technology works and what patients can expect from this innovative approach.

Regenerative medicine: Do PRP and stem cell therapies help sports injuries heal faster?

Can PRP or stem cell therapies heal musculoskeletal conditions? Explore current and potential regenerative therapies in this week’s MedBlog.

Unraveling the mystery – and misery – of frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a mysterious, miserable condition we face as we age. When sleepless, painful nights began to affect Tim Rogers’ work as editor of D Magazine, he sought help from Michael Khazzam, M.D., and potentially cut his recovery time by 75%. Learn more.

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Alison Cabrera

Dr. Alison Cabrera is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sports injuries, such as fractures, ACL and knee problems, as well as shoulder issues. She lives in Prosper and practices nearby at UT Southwestern Frisco.