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Treating Shoulder and Elbow Conditions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our shoulder specialists are experts in the surgical evaluation of shoulder and elbow conditions, and have provided answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about available treatments and procedures. 

Below, you can learn more about each treatment or procedure, including: why and when it is done; how it is done; who is a good candidate for it; as well as, the recovery time, possible complications and expected results.

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