Shoulder Care

UMass Memorial Medical Center is on the forefront of shoulder care. We offer a full range of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for shoulder and arm pain, rotator cuff tears and other inflammatory shoulder injuries.

Shoulder Surgeons in Central Massachusetts

Our team of shoulder specialists include orthopedic surgeons with advanced subspecialty training and extensive experience in shoulder surgery, as well as skilled physical and occupational therapists. This provides you access to the most complete, shoulder-specific expertise in the region, including:

  • Techniques to stabilize shoulders that continue to dislocate after multiple arthroscopic procedures
  • Procedures to repair massive rotator cuff tears not helped by arthroscopic surgery
  • Newer surgical techniques for dealing with severe shoulder arthritis with rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder replacements

Shoulder Conditions

We provide treatment resources for the full range of shoulder pain, including:

Shoulder Treatment at UMass Memorial Medical Center

After careful evaluation to find exactly what’s causing your shoulder pain and how extensive it is, we tailor treatment to your individual needs and lifestyle. Treatment options include:

New Low-cost, High-quality Surgical Facility

Many outpatient procedures are performed at The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury, a new outpatient surgery center that provides high-quality, cost-effective advanced day surgery procedures with a focus on sports medicine and hand surgery, as well as other surgical specialties. A collaboration among three leading health care organizations – Reliant Medical Group, Shields Health Care Group and UMass Memorial Health Care – The Surgery Center provides patient-centered care through an efficient model that improves access, all at an exceptional value.

Physical Therapy in Central Massachusetts

After an injury, you may need physical therapy to regain full strength and function. Your orthopedic specialist will work closely with your physical therapist to prepare a personalized physical rehabilitation treatment program that’s right for you.