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
Westminster
Dr. Peter WoodRotator Cuff Repair
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.

  • Chris Mayer

    Chris Mayer

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    “Dr. Pater is extremely knowledgeable.  He explained everything to me and I knew exactly what was happening.” Chris Mayer discovered Jiu-jitsu at the Dark Horse BJJ academy in Longmont in 2010 and was instantly hooked.  He is dedicated to his sport and trains several hours 3-4 times a week.  Chris was in the best shape […]


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  • John Booren

    John Booren

    Surgeon: Dr. Nirav R. Shah

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


     “After only 3 months, I am very thankful to be back living again!  It’s even nice to be back at work.”  Colorado native, John Booren, enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, including: fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and bow hunting. However, that all came to an abrupt stop with the first snow storm of the […]


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  • Randall White

    Randall White

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    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 placebo,” Randall said.  Yet the […]


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