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by Amir Jamali, MD

A large part of our practice is in the care of patients with painful shoulders. These include shoulder tendinitis, impingement, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, and fractures.We offer a full line of shoulder procedures including shoulder ultrasound, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, fracture fixation, and shoulder replacement. 

1. Shoulder Anatomy

2. A 58 year old male with a fall at home and a severe fracture of the head of the humerus.  The middle panel is a 3 dimensional reconstruction of the fracture showing the multiple pieces involved. He was treated with a plate and screws.

 

3. A 64 year old female with a fall in outdoors with a severe fracture of the head of the humerus.  The middle panel shows the head to be disintegrated into multiple small fragments.  She was treated with partial shoulder replacement.

 

4. Arthroscopic photos of a shoulder showing the long head of the biceps tendon and the labrum.

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