U-M Shoulder Group Research
Dedicated to excellence in patient care, education and research related to disorders of the shoulder.
U-M Orthopaedic Research Laboratories have a special interest in the shoulder.
Current research topics include:
- Pathogenesis of rotator cuff disorders
- Instability of the shoulder
- Shoulder joint propioception,
- Sources of pathology in the throwing shoulder
- Shoulder fractures
All members of the U-M Shoulder Group are actively engaged in both basic science research and clinical research concerning the shoulder in order to better understand the complexities of this special joint.
A primary focus of the University of Michigan Shoulder Group is caring for patients with shoulder disorders. This care is provided by physicians from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the MedSport division of Sports Medicine, with a special interest and training in shoulder disorders.
An outstanding physical therapy team, specially trained in shoulder exercise and rehabilitation is available to aid in the treatment of even complex injuries. State of the art imaging facilities are conveniently available.
James E. Carpenter, M.D., associate professor, U-M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Richard E. Hughes, Ph.D., assistant professor, U-M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Laurie Huston, M.S., research associate, U-M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Bruce S. Miller, M.D., assistant professor, U-M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Ralph B. Blasier, M.D., chief, Orthopaedic Surgery, Grace Hospital, Detroit.
Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D., director, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
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