UOS Specialties



Shoulder Education


The strength and flexibility of the shoulder are great enough to throw a fastball over 90 miles an hour yet stable enough to support the weight of a body during a handstand.

The Shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and it is this flexibility that makes the shoulder joint so susceptible to instability and injury. A normal shoulder allows us to perform routine daily activities such as getting dressed, cleaning your house, tending your garden, and playing golf. Shoulder deficits such as stiffness, weakness, instability and roughness can easily hinder daily tasks once so minute they required little to no thought.

The surgeons at UOS are trained to diagnose and manage mechanical problems of the shoulder ranging from frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, recurrent shoulder dislocations and shoulder arthritis. Depending on the nature and severity of the problem, surgical and non-surgical treatment options are available for individuals with shoulder dysfunction. The professionals at UOS work toward the goal of helping patients regain the balance of motion, strength, stability and smoothness required for normal shoulder function.

Medical Consumer Information for Shoulder Patients: