Shoulder pain, one of the most common orthopaedic conditions, stems from damage to one or more of the components of the shoulder—the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments that comprise the joint.
Shoulder & Knee Orthopaedic Solutions
Dr. Chris O'Grady is an expert in shoulder and knee injuries and is dedicated to providing all patients with the highest level of care.
Whether it's a rotator cuff injury, fracture or dislocation, Dr. O'Grady uses the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques.
Dr. O'Grady utilizes minimally invasive arthroscopic knee surgery to ensure a faster recovery to get you back on your feet.
O’Grady Orthopaedics offers the same level of care for athletes of all ages and skill levels – from professionals to weekend warriors to high school athletes.
In 2010, there were roughly 10.4 million patient visits to doctors' offices because of common knee injuries such as fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament tears. Knee injury is one of the most common reasons people see their doctors.
An Overview of Common Knee Injuries
This ebook covers ligament, kneecap, and meniscus injuries.
A Guide to Total Shoulder Replacement
If you experience chronic shoulder pain, then this guide is for you.
Meet Dr. Chris O'Grady
Dr. Christopher O’Grady, a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Dr. O’Grady treats conditions of the musculoskeletal system, which result from injury and excessive use, as well as arthritis. Christopher O’Grady, MD., earned his undergraduate degree in physics at Georgetown University.
Chris Key, P.A.
Chris attended the University of Alabama for undergraduate studies, where he played football for Coach Gene Stallings. He finished his Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy and after working as a therapist for several years, he attended the University of South Alabama to receive a master’s degree as a physician assistant. He has worked in orthopaedics ever since graduating in 2005. Chris and his wife Maggie have one son and in his spare time he enjoys watching Alabama football, tailgating, and boating.
Amanda Wolford, MHS, PA-C
Amanda is a Florida State and National Board Certified Physician Assistant. She holds a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of South Alabama. She joined O’Grady Orthopaedics in October 2017. Prior to completing her PA education, Amanda served six years on active duty in the USAF and four years as a DoD civilian. Amanda and her husband, José, have two daughters and enjoy spending time outdoors and at their local dojo.
From the Blog
Shoulder pain can be caused by disease, chronic overuse, or acute injury, so shoulder pain can appear immediately or progress gradually over time. There are a number of treatment options for shoulder pain, so it is highly advisable to seek medical treatment if you experience pain or discomfort that lasts for more than a few days and is not alleviated by home remedies, like rest, ice and massage.