Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder injuries can be an extremely serious, particularly if it's sports related. When non-surgical treatments fail to adequately correct the problem or return you to full strength and motion, surgery may be recommended by the surgeons at the FHCH Sports Medicine Program.

 

Shoulder injuries that may require surgery include:

 

Anatomy of the Shoulder

The shoulder is made up of a combination of bones, ligaments, tendons and other structures that provide an amazing range of movement and capabilities in a relatively small package. If you are unfamiliar with the anatomy of the shoulder, you may want to use this section as a guide for the injuries above. Anatomy of the Shoulder