Dr Robert S Wolf is a specialized, Orthopaedic surgeon based out of Alabama who specializes in Knees, Shoulders and Sports related injuries.




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October 5, 2020

Weight training has become increasingly popular in the recreational athlete population over the past 10-15 years.  Some sources claim that 4 million people participate in crossfit workouts, and many others utilize upper body weight lifting to increase strength, burn calories, and improve function.  Consequently, the incidence of shoulder injuries associated with these activities has also […]

March 5, 2020

Shoulder Sports Trauma : Appropriate Treatment of Sprains, Separations, and Dislocations Vince Lombardi once said “Football is not a contact sport. Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a collision sport.” He was right. And when you or your family members are involved in collision sports like football (or soccer/wrestling/basketball/mountainbiking/etc) your shoulders may pay the […]

February 7, 2020

Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injuries The most common shoulder injury for which adults require orthopaedic evaluation involves the rotator cuff. What exactly are “rotator cuff” injuries and what are the best interventions available for that diagnosis? The rotator cuff encompasses four muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis) which cover both sides of the scapula […]

January 6, 2020

Happy New Year! With the new year comes new resolutions, new workout routines, and usually some associated new pain. How do I determine the source of my pain, and who should I see when I need medical advice? New workout routines involve increased impact and load to the upper and lower body. The resultant pain […]

December 5, 2019

ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction is performed on approximately 100,000 people each year in the United States. It is one of the more common knee injuries sustained in athletic competition requiring surgical treatment. What should a patient know when they are forced to make decisions on such an injury? Ligaments are the soft tissue structures […]

November 22, 2019

Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in people over the age of 65, and the hip is one of the most commonly affected sites of injury. When conservative treatment options fail to alleviate pain and dysfunction, hip replacement surgery or total hip arthroplasty (THA) can cure these symptoms. There is an abundance of […]