Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Muscle transfer technique brings pain relief to patients
“Don’t lose hope, because we may have a solution,” says Bassem Elhassan, MD, co-chief of the Shoulder Service. Dr. Elhassan spoke with WCVB about his innovative approach to restoring function and range-of-motion in a patient long-suffering from chronic shoulder pain.
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Full Spectrum of Patient Care
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is a world leader in treating the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions – from sprains and strains your children experience on the athletic field to limb-sparing oncology procedures; from carpel tunnel syndrome to complex spinal reconstruction.
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We treat every orthopaedic condition of the young and old: hip and knee arthritis, sports injuries, spinal deformities, hand, shoulder and foot disorders, trauma, and musculoskeletal tumors. This is why we are one of the best in the US.
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I always felt like the [treatment] plan was built for me, and it was like a three-legged stool: It was an ongoing conversation between myself, the physical therapist and the doctor.
triathlete and orthopaedic surgery patient