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  • Does Surgeon Experience Affect Outcomes of Shoulder Surgery?

    Does Surgeon Experience Affect Outcomes of Shoulder Surgery?

    In recent years, there has been an increasing trend toward sub-specialization. In order to become an orthopaedic surgeon, for instance, one completes 4 years of medical school, followed by a 5 to 6 year residency program. In the past, most surgeons would then enter practice as a “generalist” and treat conditions all over the body such as foot problems, hand problems, hip problems, and shoulder problems.

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  • Here is How Shoulder Pain Affects Quality of Life

    Here is How Shoulder Pain Affects Quality of Life

    Most people will have shoulder pain at some point in their life. Fortunately, the majority of this is short-lived. However, some people will have chronic shoulder pain that lasts for months or years. As these individuals will likely attest, chronic shoulder pain can have a substantial impact on one’s mood, sleep, and quality of life.

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