Shoulder Pain & Injuries

Shoulder injuries are frequently caused by athletic activities that involve excessive, repetitive, overhead motion, such as swimming, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting. Injuries can also occur during everyday activities such as gardening, hanging pictures and house cleaning. Our doctors will provide you with a detailed plan using the latest techniques and treatment to get you back to a pain free lifestyle.

The doctors at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine are highly experienced experienced experts at diagnosing and treating the full range of shoulder conditions.

Common Shoulder Diagnosis Our Orthopedic Doctors Treat:

• Rotator cuff tears
• Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
• Acromioclavicular arthritis
• Shoulder impingement syndrome (subacromial bursitis)
• Traumatic and non-traumatic unidirectional and multidirectional instability (subluxations and dislocations)
• Calcific tendinitis
• Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)

Our Shoulder Doctors

Doctor SpecialtyLocations
Dr. William CooneyRotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Longmont
Lafayette
Dr. Robert FitzGibbonsRotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Longmont
Dr. Timothy PaterRotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Longmont
Lafayette
Dr. Nirav ShahRotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Longmont
Lafayette
Frederick
Dr. Peter WoodRotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Longmont
Frederick

Our orthopedic shoulder doctors and shoulder replacement surgeons see patients from many communities surrounding Longmont and Lafayette, including Boulder, Broomfield, Westminster, Louisville and Arvada.

Randall White

Randall White

Randall White: class act, Vietnam War veteran, husband of 45 years, total shoulder replacement recipient. When Randall’s right shoulder started to become painful four years ago, he chose to ignore the pain and hoped it would magically disappear. “I was the poster child for Aleve and ibuprofen. It was my…

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Dave Monhollen

Dave Monhollen

Dave and Carol Monhollen moved to Colorado to be closer to their children and grandchildren. In March, Dave had an extensive workload of wood carving; nonetheless, he still managed a 15-mile hike. By the end of that same week, Dave wasn’t feeling so well.   He hoped to get rid of…

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Francesca Repetto

Francesca Repetto

Francesca’s first experience with Front Range Orthopedics & Spine was in 1998 when she started developing pain in her left arm.  When her weakness started causing her to drop things she decided to make an appointment with Dr. FitzGibbons.   The discovery: a major tear in the rotator cuff.  “The tear…

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Scott Evans

Scott Evans

Last April it rained… it froze… and then it snowed. When Scott stepped out the front door, he didn’t realize there was ice under the snow.  That realization became evident when he hit the ground two steps down, “I tried to get up but I couldn’t. My shoulder was burning.…

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Carolyn Lambert

Carolyn Lambert

Carolyn Lambert is more than what meets the eye.   Yes, she came to us to have both her shoulders repaired; however, her story of inspiration runs much deeper. Carolyn was the definition of a true athlete.  If there was an Ironman, marathon, triathlon or any long race you can…

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