Dr. Powell recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, entitled "Revision anterior inferior capsular shift with semitendinosus enhancement." This research was originally presented last July at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Meeting in Keystone, CO. The technique, developed by Dr. Powell and Dr. James Tibone from the Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic and USC, is for the treatment of multiply failed shoulders or shoulders whose capsule has been ablated by thermal shrinkage.
Havana, Cuba - In October of 2005 a group of over thirty-five Orthopedic Surgeons form the United States, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland traveled to the SICOT meeting in Cuba and spent a week teaching colleagues in lab sessions and in lectures on shoulder arthroscopy. Much of the equipment had been donated the prior year by American companies