Shoulder and Elbow Program
The University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Hospital's Shoulder and Elbow replacement program is recognized as a leader in patient care. To enhance patients' mobility, diminish pain, increase function and independence and improve their quality of life, our team creates and utilizes the latest advances in shoulder and elbow diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
We recognize that each patient has a unique problem requiring specialized treatment. We strive to individualize care to every patient and prescribe a treatment plan to suit their needs. Treatment options include:
We are dedicated to treating every condition that affects the shoulder and elbow, including:
- Degenerative conditions (such as arthritis)
- Rotator cuff tears
- Failed surgery
- Shoulder and elbow instability (dislocations)
- Throwing injuries
- Neurologic injuries to the shoulder girdle
- Biceps injuries
- Sports injuries
- Bone and joint infections
Our experienced, multidisciplinary team includes:
- Orthopaedic surgeons
- Rehabilitation physicians
- Occupational therapists
- Physical therapists
- Athletic trainers
Cutting edge technology is used to provide patients with the latest innovations available to treat their specific problems. Minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery provides patients with a faster recovery, less pain and improved function. With regards to shoulder and elbow replacement surgery, experience can never be replaced. Our team gives patients with arthritic shoulders and elbows the opportunity to once again live and work in a fuller capacity.
Our basic science and clinical research is aimed at providing patients with the latest surgical techniques and following their outcomes as we strive to improve their functional status.
Our Shoulder and Elbow Program offers affiliated occupational and physical therapists specially trained in rehabilitation of the shoulder and elbow before and after surgical reconstruction. Their focused efforts allow our elite level athletes, weekend warriors and entire patient population to reach their goals.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 410-448-6400 or 1-877-771-4567.