Our shoulder doctors at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, located in Torrington and Bristol, are recognized experts in the field and have the specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of shoulder injuries and conditions.
With the widest range of motion of any joint in the body, the shoulder gives us flexibility and versatility. The shoulder is referred to as a ball-and-socket joint and is supported by a collection of muscles and tendons. Additionally, where the upper arm bone, or humerus, fits into the scapula, or shoulder blade, is rather loose thereby making this joint vulnerable to injury. Common shoulder ailments and injuries often treated by shoulder specialists and sports medicine physicians include:
Suffering from lingering symptoms of shoulder pain can lead to a prolonged or progressive condition or injury in patients. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is recommended that you contact a doctor or surgeon near you for treatment:
If you're experiencing pain or discomfort in your upper arm or shoulder, start your journey to recovery by scheduling an appointment with our shoulder care expert. For consultation at our Torrington Office or our Bristol Office, simply request an appointment online today or call (860) 482-8539.
Our specialty-trained shoulder surgeons, Dr. Leigh Brezenoff and Dr. Christopher Betz, are experienced and skilled in providing expert care for our shoulder and sports medicine patients. Though many shoulder conditions can be treated conservatively without surgery through the use of anti-inflammatory medication, injections, or physical therapy, there are injuries or conditions that may require surgery. If shoulder surgery is necessary for you, our doctors have the advanced training and expertise to perform several advanced surgical procedures and minimally invasive techniques, including:
At Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, our orthopedic specialists and staff understand the first step towards reducing your shoulder pain and restoring your health is a proper diagnosis to determine the specific cause of your pain. To schedule a consultation with our specialty-trained shoulder doctor and specialist to discuss your condition and treatment options, you may request an appointment online or call (860) 482-8539 and be seen in Torrington or Bristol.