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  • Elbow Fracture
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • MCL Sprain-
    PRP Treatment Therapy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Labrum Repair
  • AC Separation
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Anter-Inferior
      Capsular Shift
  • AC Separation
  • Bilat TSR
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Removal of Clavicle
    Fracture Fragment
  • Reverse TSR
  • Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer
  • KNEE
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Patellar Stabilization
  • Microfracture
  • Meniscal Repair

Joe - SLAP Repair

In the spring of 2004, as a member of the Columbia University football team, I was participating in a scrimmage at the quarterback position. During one play, my throwing motion was impeded by an oncoming defender. When I altered the throw to avoid hitting his helmet, my shoulder rolled out of the socket, and consequently, I tore my labrum. Dr. Levine was the team physician and examined me following the injury. He initially prescribed rehabilitation in order to strengthen my shoulder and allow me to continue to participate in drills. When spring practice concluded, it was decided that the best course of action would be to surgically repair the shoulder in order to regain my stability, full range of motion, and strength. The surgery was completed in April, and by September 1st of that year, I was back on the field. I eventually made a full recovery, with no ill effects from the injury, or the surgery. A few years later (I had an additional year of eligibility so played during graduate school), I lead the nation in passing yardage and was voted to the Division II All-American Team as a member of Missouri S&T’s football team. I am extremely grateful that my shoulder and football career were in the hands of Dr. Levine and his staff.

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