Conditions We Treat

Shoulder & Upper Extremity

Frequently using our shoulders without proper care can cause numerous injuries and conditions to develop. Shoulder injuries are a major strain on patients’ bodies. Injuries of this kind sometimes inhibit a person’s ability to complete daily tasks, much less perform high-intensity athletic work. Los Angeles orthopedic physicians at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic specialize in diagnosing and treating shoulder and upper body injuries so you can continue living an active life without pain.

Symptoms & Conditions We Treat

There are numerous conditions that can cause shoulder pain or inhibit movement.

Our specialists help patients find relief from:

  • 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

Non-Surgical Treatments

To promote your quick recovery, our doctors explore your least-invasive, non-surgical options first.

Our non-surgical options include:

Surgical Treatments

After our physicians have confirmed that surgery is your best option, they utilize cutting-edge, innovative surgical techniques in the following procedures:

  • 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
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