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Shoulder & Elbow

The shoulder and elbow are among the most commonly affected joints in the body. The shoulder is particularly vulnerable to injury, thanks to its wide range of motion. Arthritis, injury, and repetitive motions, such as those used during sports or work-related activities, are leading causes of shoulder and elbow pain, stiffness, and limited range of motion.

The skilled physicians at Watauga Orthopaedics in Johnson City and Kingsport, Tennessee have years of experience diagnosing and treating a broad spectrum of shoulder and elbow problems. Some of the most common shoulder and elbow conditions we see include:

To treat these problems, our doctors will work with you to offer a variety of options, including nonsurgical techniques whenever possible, such as physical or occupational therapy or PRP therapy. If you need shoulder or elbow surgery, however, our doctors are skilled in the latest in surgical procedures, such as:

For the expert care of chronic or acute shoulder or elbow pain, log on to our patient portal to schedule an appointment or call us at (423) 282-9011.