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Overview of the Arthroscopy Association of North America by Anthony Schepsis

Consisting of a worldwide membership of more than 3,000 physicians, the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) was founded in 1981. The organization was founded for the purposes of promoting, supporting, and fostering the spread of knowledge in the field of Arthroscopy, which is the surgical process involving the assessment and treatment of joint damage … Continue reading

Overview of a Pectoralis Major Rupture By Dr. Anthony Schepsis

The pectoralis major is one of the main muscles in front of the chest cavity, and it is used in activities such bench presses and push-ups. With the rising popularity of heavy weightlifting, injuries such as ruptures to the pectoralis major are increasingly common. Approximately half of these ruptures are caused by weightlifting, while the … Continue reading

Dr. Anthony Schepsis Discusses Pectoralis Major Ruptures

The pectoralis major is a powerful chest muscle that attaches to the humerus bone and is responsible for moving the shoulder and arm across the chest. It consists of two portions, the sternal head and clavicular head. Tears or ruptures of this muscle most commonly occur from the bench press, and the tear usually occurs … Continue reading