Lawrence Waldron tore his biceps while training. He saw Dr. Gregory in the office, and then underwent surgical repair of his biceps tendon. Six months after surgery, he was able to complete an Ironman Triathlon. His inspirational story was highlighted on KHOU channel 11, and includes Dr. Gregory discussing biceps injuries. Biceps tears can be treated successfully if they are identified within the first few weeks after the injury. If you suspect you may have injured your biceps, seek medical evaluation as soon as possible. View Link
Do you have chronic shoulder pain? It may be arthritis. Dr. Gregory was featured for a live 30 minute interview on Doctor Radio, SiriusXM channel 110. He fielded questions from callers nationwide about treatment and prevention of arthritis. As a shoulder and elbow specialist, he encounters patients with arthritis frequently, and commonly performs anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements to help patients get rid of pain, and get back to their normal function.
To become a top orthopaedic surgeon, one must master arthroscopic skills. Arthroscopy is the use of minimally invasive incisions and specialized fiber optic instruments to see inside joints and fix problems. Dr. Gregory is an expert in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. In a recent internationally broadcast webinar, he taught young orthopaedic surgeons tips and tricks to improve their arthroscopic skills and avoid common pitfalls.
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.
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. View Link