Shoulder, Arm & Elbow

Clearlake orthopedic treatments

We frequently use our hands and arms, which may cause numerous pain conditions to become evident. Often, these painful conditions are debilitative and leave us unable to perform daily tasks.

Symptoms and conditions we treat

  • General shoulder pain
  • Degenerative conditions of the shoulder
  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint arthritis
  • Biceps tendinitis
  • Burners and stingers
  • Fracture of the collarbone (clavicle)
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Glenoid labrum tears
  • Proximal humerus fracture (broken shoulder)
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • SLAP tear (superior labrum from anterior to posterior tear)
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder separation
  • Snapping scapula syndrome

Nonsurgical treatments

Our specialists view surgery as a treatment option only when all other avenues have been explored. Some of the nonsurgical treatments that may help you include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Injections
  • Medical management

Surgical treatments

Our specialists are skilled in the following surgical techniques:

  • Arthroscopic Acromioclavicular (AC) joint separation repair
  • Arthroscopic Bankart repair
  • Arthroscopic capsular plication
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Distal clavicle excision (resection)
  • Glenohumeral debridement
  • Intracapsular (glenoid) injection
  • Mini-open rotator cuff repair
  • ORIF surgery for proximal humerus fracture
  • SLAP repair
  • Shoulder impingement surgery
  • Shoulder resurfacing
  • Subacromial injection
  • Total shoulder replacement

To schedule an appointment with one of our skilled orthopedists, please call (707) 967-9011.