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Specializing in Innovative Shoulder Procedures to End Pain and Increase Mobility

The Orthopedic Hospital team includes surgeons who specialize in corrective surgery for a wide range of shoulder conditions or injuries. Shoulders have one of the most complex joint structures in the body and are almost constantly in motion. The complexity of the shoulder joint and its constant use can make shoulder pain and immobility tough to endure. Orthopedic surgeons focus on innovative procedures to repair:

  • Fractures to the arm or collarbone
  • Muscles, connective tissue and joints that have been damaged from trauma or injuries to the shoulder
  • Repeated dislocations due to instability
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Tissue damage resulting from arthritis

Minimally-Invasive Procedures Result in Faster Healing

Many of the procedures to repair shoulder injuries are minimally invasive. Specialists use technical advances and arthroscopic techniques to help patients regain mobility and return to their normal daily activities as quickly as possible. Conditions treated using minimally invasive procedures include:

  • Arthritis of the shoulder joint
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Biceps tendonitis
  • Burners and stingers
  • Bursitis
  • Fractures
    • Collarbone
    • Greater tuberosity
    • Shoulder
    • Shoulder blade
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Hill-Sachs lesion
  • Labrum tears
  • Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
  • Proximal humerus fracture (broken shoulder)
  • Rotator cuff injuries and tears
  • Shoulder dislocation/instability
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder separation
  • SLAP tears (superior labrum from anterior to posterior tear)
  • Tennis elbow
  • Winged scapula

Shoulder Repair using Surgical Procedures

Not all shoulder injuries can be corrected using a minimally-invasive approach. The Orthopedic Hospital has surgeons experienced in using a variety of other surgical procedures, including:

  • Bankart repair
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Capsular plication and release
  • Distal clavical excision
  • Proximal humerus (arm bone) fracture
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair/mini open rotator cuff repair
  • SLAP repair
  • Total shoulder replacement

Shoulder Repair Specialists

The Orthopedic Hospital's team includes surgeons who repair a wide range of shoulder conditions and injuries. Click here to find out more about these specialists.