We use them for them for throwing, lifting, combing our hair and hundreds of other acts we take for granted. When you find yourself with pain or injury from a shoulder disorder it’s something you simply can’t ignore. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery over seven million Americans each year seek medical help each year for pain with shoulder disorders.
Akron General's Orthopedic Center is a national leader in innovative care for shoulder disorders. While shoulder fracture and rotator cuff tears are among the most common shoulder disorders, our team is experienced in treating a variety of related disorders through both medical and surgical management. In fact, one of our skilled surgeons helped design the first prosthesis made specifically for shoulder fractures - an injury common among elderly adults.
Our staff is skilled at treating shoulder disorders including:
Rotator cuff tears
Rotator cuff tendonitis
Learn more about causes and treatments of shoulder disorders:
Elbow Disorders Elbow disorders, while not as common as shoulder injuries, can also be quite bothersome. Often, overuse is the culprit of elbow pain. Akron General Orthopedic Center team offers evaluation and treatment for elbow and upper extremity concerns.
Schedule an appointment Patients may be referred to an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder disorders and elbow concerns by their doctor, or by calling Akron General Orthopedics at 330.344.BONE (2663).