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Shoulder Pain....Considering Surgery?

Sept. 28, 2010

Shoulder Pain....Considering Surgery?

Over the last few years, shoulder injuries have become more common because people are exercising more frequently. In cases of severe degenerative changes of the shoulder, where the shoulder continues to worsen, you may be considering shoulder replacement.

If you have been considering shoulder replacement surgery or less invasive arthroscopic shoulder surgery, please join Mark Wichman, MD, as he gives an overview of shoulder anatomy and causes of shoulder pain. He will explain the goal of joint replacement, rotator cuff repair and the risks and benefits of shoulder surgery.

Also, rehabilitation therapy is an important aspect of treatment of almost all orthopedic conditions. Joan Stevenson, Occupational Therapist, will discuss and answer questions about increasing strength, regaining mobility and returning to a pre-injury level of activity.

Get the answers you're looking for!

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Place: Aurora West Allis Medical Center - Check in at main desk for room location

Fee: Free

Call: (888) 863-5502

This class allows online registration - www.aurorahealthcare.org.

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