Shoulder instabilty including Lartarjet Procedure
Shoulder injections (PRP, Cortisone, Stem Cell)
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.Read More
Josef K. Eichinger, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty focus on shoulder and elbow surgery. He is currently an associate professor of orthopedic surgery in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Eichinger recently authored a scientific paper from a multi-center study evaluating the failure pattern of clavicle fractures. He found that clavicle fractures occur in a predictable way with tension on the posterior-superior cortex and compression on the anterior-inferior cortex commonly resulting in 1-3 butterfly fragments.Read More
Dr. Eichinger was awarded a $25,000 grant to study the development of a novel surgical infection prevention device. Dr. Eichinger was awarded the South Carolina Translational Research (SCTR) Grant along with his co-investigator Dr. Michael Yost, an MUSC chemical engineer and researcher.Read More
Dr. Eichinger recently published a paper regarding scapular notching which is a phenomenon that is seen in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. This article outlines what scapular notching is and how it is diagnosed and treated.Read More
Joe Eichinger MD was awarded a $76,000 research grant from Johnson & Johnson Ethicon to study shoulder arthroplasty incision closure.Read More