Shoulder & Elbow
Comprehensive Care for Shoulder and Elbow Pain
Shoulder and elbow pain are extremely common complaints that have many causes. Because we use our arms for so many activities, shoulder and elbow pain can cause significant problems.
Arthritis is a major cause of shoulder pain. During arthritis, the cartilage is worn away and the protective lining between the bones is lost, causing painful bone-on-bone friction and rubbing. Severe shoulder arthritis is quite painful, and can restrict motion. Injury resulting in strains and fractures can also cause shoulder and elbow pain.
At The Center for Bone & Joint Surgery, we have specific expertise in a broad spectrum of shoulder, elbow, and upper extremity problems, and we employ the latest in surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat these problems.
Our fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow surgeons handle a comprehensive range of athletic, degenerative, and traumatic disorders including arthritis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis and Tendinitis, fractures, golfer's elbow, tennis elbow, and cubital tunnel syndrome.
While the symptoms of shoulder pain may be tolerated with medications and lifestyle adjustments, there may come a time when surgical treatment is necessary. Total shoulder joint replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, removes the damaged portion of the shoulder joint and replaces it with artificial implants.
Shoulder arthroplasty relieves pain and restores function for most people. At The Center for Bone & Joint Surgery, our board-certified orthopedic surgeons have specialized advanced training in total shoulder replacement. Our compassionate surgeons and professional staff will provide you with a seamless continuum of care, from evaluation to treatment.