UK Basketball team physician since 2001
UK Baseball team physician since 1998
Performed surgery on multiple current NBA, MLB, and PGA players
Georgetown College and Kentucky State University team physician
USA Basketball team physician for U-19 Team, Cairo, Egypt, 2017
US Ski and Snowboard team physician pool
Over 20 years of experience as a surgeon at UK
Fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery
Southern Orthopaedic Association board member
Reviewer for 10 orthopaedic journals
Over 200 regional, national, and international sports medicine speaking engagements
Program Chair for Southeastern Conference Physicians’ Meeting
Shoulder instability can result from an injury or from shoulder “looseness” that you are born with. The instability leads to a feeling that the shoulder is shifting out of place, and can result in the shoulder dislocating completely. In some cases, physical therapy is prescribed to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder, and the instability can be resolved without surgery. In other cases, particularly if there was an injury that led to the instability, arthroscopic surgery is necessary to repair the torn tissue that causes the feeling of instability. The patient’s history, physical examination, and MRI findings can help to determine the best treatment option. If surgery is required, in most cases the results are predictably very good.
Picture below shows the labrum torn from the glenoid
Picture below shows the repaired labral tissue.
Ratings & Reviews
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Dr.Mair and his staff and interns are the best orthopedic office I've ever been to. Knowledgable, friendly, professional, caring...Even if I'm in pain I look forward to my visit because I know they will do whatever can be done to improve my condition. Superior medical knowledge and interaction with me as a patient and a person.
Wonderful provider - Wonderful experience. Very comforting to be in his care.
Came to Dr. Marie (Mair) as a second opinion because I did not like the way I was treated at another practice. Dr. Marie (Mair) listened to my questions and gave me a wealth of knowledge to make an educated decision on what to do about my injury. I(I am taking this survey on my phone and it is auto correcting his name. I cannot fix the typos due to the formatting. )
NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE ON YOUTH THROWING INJURIES
By SCOTT D. MAIR
THE baseball playoffs are in full swing, the first game of the World Series is on Wednesday and millions of young boys will be watching, dreaming of some day playing in the big leagues.