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The shoulder is one of the body’s most flexible joints, allowing the arm to move in almost any direction. But when any part of the shoulder’s complex structure becomes damaged, movement can be difficult and painful.

Comprehensive Shoulder Care

The skilled orthopedic specialists at Cape Cod Healthcare’s Total Joint Center are experienced at diagnosing and caring for common and complex shoulder conditions, including:

Treatments for Shoulder Conditions

Our orthopedic specialists offer comprehensive care for shoulder conditions, beginning with careful diagnosis and a conservative approach. They’ll work with you to develop a customized care map designed to achieve the best possible outcome for your specific shoulder condition.

Treatments may include:

  • Anti-inflammatory and pain medications
  • Complementary medicine
  • Massage
  • Physical therapy
  • Steroid injections
  • Surgery, including shoulder replacement

Minimally Invasive Surgery

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at CCHC are specially trained in arthroscopy and other muscle- and nerve-sparing procedures using smaller incisions for faster recovery times and less pain.

  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic bone spur repair
  • Arthroscopic acromioplasty for rotator cuff impingement
  • Anterior shoulder dislocation repair
  • Unstable shoulder reconstruction
  • Total shoulder replacement (shoulder arthroplasty)
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery

This innovative surgical technique available at CCHC reverses the more typical ball-and-socket shoulder joint procedure. Reverse shoulder uses the deltoid muscle to provide arm movement rather than the torn rotator cuff. This makes the shoulder much more stable and offers relief to patients without a functioning rotator cuff who had few other treatment options in the past.

Learn more about shoulder replacement surgery at our online Health Library.

Do You Have Shoulder Pain?

Get expert specialized care at Cape Cod Healthcare. For help finding a doctor or scheduling an appointment, call our Access Line at 877-CAPECOD or email us today.