As part of Dr. Gregory’s passion and dedication to the field of shoulder and elbow surgery, he is attending the annual meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) in New Orleans. This society has a limited membership and is dedicated to supporting the ethical practice of evidence-based, high quality, cost-effective shoulder and elbow care. Topics of discussion include rotator cuff tears, advances in shoulder replacements, and ways to help prevent shoulder infection. Dr. Gregory is passionate about advancing care for his shoulder and elbow patients, and will continue to strive to improve care for these patients nationwide.
Dr. Gregory is a well-respected orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the management and surgical treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. His general philosophy is to educate patients and partner with them to provide the highest quality care for their shoulder or elbow complaints. He prides himself on the following:
As part of an initiative to help keep athletes healthy and active, Dr. Gregory met with local and regional sports coaches to highlight ways of preventing common shoulder and elbow injuries. He discussed common elbow injuries such as UCL injuries (Tommy John ligament), and shoulder injuries such as labral tears, SLAP lesions, rotator cuff injuries, and shoulder dislocations. By educating coaches about principles such as core strengthening, flexibility and active rest, Dr. Gregory hopes to help keep athletes on the field, and out of the training room.
Pianist Scott Graham dealt with elbow pain for years. His tennis elbow pain (lateral epicondylitis) interfered with his career. He was finally connected with Dr. Gregory, who used “PRP” or platelet-rich-plasma to help Scott become pain free. On today’s FOX26 news program, Dr. Gregory discusses tennis elbow, and explains how PRP works to help resolve discomfort.