Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion and shoulder strength. Injury to the shoulder may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called "rotator cuff tear." The rotator cuff tear usually causes severe shoulder pain.
Dr. Peterson specializes in repairing Rotator Cuff tears with a minimally-invasive all arthroscopic technique. He became an expert while completing a specialty fellowship in arthroscopic shoulder surgery where he perfected the latest, innovative shoulder scope techniques. The surgery is done through several small "key-holes" and allows for much faster recovery, less pain, and improved motion once healed. Also, the strength of repairs and clinical results are equivalent or better than traditional, large incision surgery.
Dr. Peterson says, "Most all rotator cuff tears that were once only able to be treated through large surgical incisions can now be treated arthroscopically
in a minimally-invasive fashion. This is an exciting time to be an arthroscopic surgeon and I am happy to be able to offer these cutting-edge techniques to
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