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. Elhassaon 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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It was so easy to recover from the microdiscectomy, and I only have a small scar. If you're in pain like I was, don't wait. Go see Dr. Fogel at Mass General.
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