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Raymond Thal, MD

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Dr. Thal is an orthopaedic surgeon, sub-specializing in sports medicine & arthroscopic surgery.

What you need to know about shoulder pain - and shoulder surgery

Source: Chicago Tribune

The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the shoulder and end up with pain. When your shoulder is painful, everyday life activities become difficult.

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Sports Medicine Topics

Click on the topics below to find out more from the orthopedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Washington Football Team
  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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