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 orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty focus on shoulder and elbow surgery. He is an professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
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