Expert Shoulder and Elbow Treatment

Expert Shoulder and Elbow Treatment

Sturdy and flexible shoulders are essential to an active lifestyle and daily functions. However, shoulder functionality can be severely limited by arthritis, fractures, tears and inflammation such as bursitis.

Experts in All Types of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Palomar Health Orthopedic and Spine Center ranks among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for successful shoulder surgery outcomes.

Palomar Health Orthopedic and Spine Center incorporates a multidisciplinary team that works together to provide you with a customized care plan. By using minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder and elbow techniques, our aligned orthopedic surgeons can provide faster recovery, less pain and improved function.

  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement

What is a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement?

Reverse total shoulder replacement reverses the natural ball and socket anatomy of the shoulder joint which allows the stronger deltoid muscles to take over for strength and function. Reverse total shoulder replacement may be recommended for patients with:

  • Completely torn or irreparable rotator cuff tendons

  • Severe shoulder fracture

Individualized Treatment Plans

Your treatment will be tailored to best fit your unique condition and lifestyle, with every decision based on the latest evidence-based protocols. Patient education and total care coordination ensures that patients and their families are fully informed and that patient care is personalized, comprehensive and convenient.

Our average length of stay ranks in the top 10 percent in the nation (less than two days), and we’re proud to report a zero percent complication rate at both hospitals.

2019 Should Replacement Outcomes

Graphic for the comparison between Palomar Escondido and Poway for Length of stay and complication rate for expert shoulder and elbow treatment