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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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