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Biologic repair for the shoulder

Injuries to the shoulder produce pain with activities and often at night.

Restoring normal tissue anatomy is the key to long-term shoulder function.

When surgical repair is necessary we employ biologic techniques to repair, regenerate and replace the torn tissues. These techniques include:

 

Complex rotator cuff repair

Labral repair for shoulder instability and dislocations

Clavicle repair using a novel intramedullary screw rather than plates for clavicle fractures

AC joint reconstruction with allograft tendons

Impingement repair with removal of the inflamed bursa

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