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Category Archives: Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder Surgery: Rotator Cuff Repair

Several sports can put patients at risk for a variety of muscle tears and joint issues. One common condition that can happen to the shoulder is that of torn tendons in the shoulder. This may be part of the rotator cuff which makes up the groups of muscles and tendons over the joint of the […]

When Might a Patient Benefit From Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Patients who have experienced damage, arthritis, or an injury to their shoulder may not only experience pain, but difficulty in properly using their shoulder for day-to-day activities. In many cases, patients who have severe problems with their shoulder may want to speak to a professional about the benefits of shoulder replacement surgery. What is shoulder […]

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Recovery After Shoulder Surgeries

Summit Healthcare Orthopedic Center welcomes patients in the Show Low, AZ area who are interested in orthopedic surgeries. One area of the body that may be treated is the shoulder. There are a wide variety of procedures that may be performed on the shoulder. These include joint replacements and arthroscopic treatments to address dislocation or […]

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Rotator Cuff Injury and Treatment

If you’re a baseball pitcher, tennis player, a professional painter or someone else who works with tools above your head, did you know that you are at increased risk of rotator cuff injury? But what is the rotator cuff, and how do I treat an injury? Keep reading to learn about this shoulder injury. Anatomy […]

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