According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery over seven million Americans each year seek medical help each year for pain with shoulder disorders.

We use them for them for throwing, lifting, combing our hair and hundreds of other acts we take for granted. When you find yourself with pain or injury from a shoulder disorder it’s something you simply can’t ignore.

Akron General Orthopaedics is a leader in innovative care for shoulder disorders. While shoulder fracture and rotator cuff tears are among the most common shoulder disorders, our team is experienced in treating a variety of related disorders through both medical and surgical care. In fact, one of our skilled surgeons helped design the first prosthesis made specifically for shoulder fractures - an injury common among elderly adults.

Our specialists are skilled at treating shoulder disorders including:

Elbow disorders can also be quite bothersome. Often, overuse is the culprit of elbow pain. Our shoulder and elbow specialists offer evaluation and treatment for elbow and upper extremity concerns.

Common elbow concerns include:

For additional information or to make an appointment with a shoulder and elbow specialist, please call 330.344.2663.