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Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder conditions and injuries

The shoulder is a complex joint that connects the clavicle (collarbone), scapula (shoulder blade), and humerus (upper arm bone). A group of muscles and tendons, called the rotator cuff, surround the shoulder joint and keep the head of the humerus firmly within the shoulder socket. The labrum is a cup-shaped rim of cartilage that lines and reinforces the ball and socket joint. The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint, but it is also the least stable and most vulnerable to injury.

Shoulder Conditions and Injuries/Surgical Procedures:

  • Labrum Tear
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Total Shoulder Joint Replacement Arthroplasty / Reverse Total Shoulder Sugery

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The material on this website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen. No representation is made about the quality of the podiatric services to be performed or the expertise of the podiatrist performing such services.

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