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83 Shoulder Injury/Condition Stories

The shoulder is a heavily used joint and is vulnerable to both injuries and arthritis. When everyday activities like as dressing, reaching for objects become too painful or difficult, orthopedic surgeons often recommend orthopedic surgery, but may recommend rehabilitation instead. Read the stories of patients who had a shoulder injury or condition but received the appropriate treatment at HSS to get back in the game.

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Karl Bloomfield, NJ shoulder Image Shoulder Injury/Condition
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Frederick Astoria, NY shoulder Image Shoulder Injury/Condition
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Lois New York, NY shoulder Image Rotator Cuff Injury/Condition
Gloria Bronxville, NY

"I am now fully recovered with full motion in my shoulder and arm. I am very thankful for all of the great care that I received!"

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Michelle Pelham, NY shoulder Image Shoulder Injury/Condition
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Bob Lawrence, NY hip Image Shoulder Injury/Condition
Frederick Len Babylon, NY

"Because of Dr. O'Brien's skill and technique I was able to get back to normal activities in weeks as opposed to months. "

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Roseanne Florham Park, NJ

"I had a wonderful experience. I had been suffering with a 'frozen shoulder' for nearly 9 months. I received prompt and courteous attention from Dr. Altchek and his staff at all times and would highly recommend their services."

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Nina Wantagh, NY

" I had been in terrible pain constantly and had trouble sleeping. Dr. Gulotta told me he wouldn't be able to repair the rotator cuff, but could relieve the pain. "

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Cindy Ossining, NY

"When it became obvious that I had to have surgery, Dr. Coleman operated very quickly and the care I received was outstanding. His physician assistant, Kira Levyk, is amazing as well. She is very talented and very smart. Kira is also incredibly responsive to patient needs. They are quite a team and deserve a great deal of recognition for their undying efforts in caring for patients."

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Shamdai Fair Lawn, NJ

"I cannot say enough how impressed and happy I am with HSS and Doctor Michael Maynard. He is not only a caring doctor but takes care of his patients personally and is always so patient and listen to his patients problems."

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