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Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery

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Shoulder illustrationThe shoulder is a very large, highly active joint, but it doesn’t bear our weight. This means that recovery can be quicker and more focused.

MultiCare orthopedic surgeons perform the following minimally invasive shoulder procedures:

  • Rotator Cuff repair
  • Stabilization procedures such as repair of shoulder dislocations and fractures
  • Torn muscle repair



HW Decision Point

Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision.

Should I have surgery to repair my rotator cuff?