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Shoulder & Elbow Care

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At Twin Cities Orthopedics, we specialize in diagnosing and treating conductions and injuries of the shoulder and elbow.

Common Conditions & Procedures

  • AC Joint Separation
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture
  • Bicep Tenotomy & Tenodesis
  • Clavicle (Collar Bone) Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Little League Elbow
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder & Elbow Arthritis & Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder & Elbow Bursitis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Slap Tear
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition
                                               

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I picked Dr. Szalapski out of a phone book 18 years ago at 43 years old needing a hip replacement. He was professional and gave me all the information I didn’t want to hear!…
– Barbara W., patient

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In a consultation, it was determined that I needed a reverse total right shoulder replacement. I have never heard of this procedure and was quite apprehensive. The very personable Dr. Conner and Shawn, his…
– Margaret M., patient

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I met Dr. Szalapski and had my first hip replaced at 42 years old - scared to death! It went perfectly and no limp. I had my knee replaced at around 50 years old…
– Barbara W., patient

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Thank you Dr. Dworak for my speedy recovery from my shoulder injury!
– Margaret S., patient

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Dr. Norberg performed rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder in April 2018. I am very pleased with the outcome - no pain and excellent range of motion. Physical therapy group at TCO…
– Chuck R., patient

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March 2018 left shoulder surgery with Dr. Norberg. Now, 6 months later everything almost normal. Great doctor, staff and organization.
– Ronald M., patient

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Dr. Arntson performed a shoulder joint replacement for me. The surgery went perfectly, and I had no pain following surgery. Dr. Arntson gave me his full attention whenever I had an office visit and…
– Myrla C., patient

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Thank you Dr. Wetter and your assistants. They did a great job, no long waits, everyone was very nice and professional. I highly recommend. Carmen B.
– Carmen B., patient

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I had a very positive experience with Twin Cities Orthopedics covering the period of time from urgent care to rehabilitation. I had the injury on a Saturday and requested that I might get my surgery…
– Margo K., patient

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I came to Dr. Lervick with pain in my left shoulder. Having had pain there before due to a C5/C6 ruptured disc in 2004, we were not sure about the source of pain. He…
– James B., patient

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My husband has suffered with Parkinson's Disease since he was 44 years old. The constant shaking for 13 years has damaged his knee and shoulder joints, causing extreme pain. He is not a surgical candidate…
– Tom A., patient

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I had a 95% tear in a rotator cuff which was severely limiting my activities. Dr. Norberg did the repair in about 1 hour and after about four months of rehab I was able…
– Jim J., patient

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Right shoulder is perfect. Dr. O'Keefe is an excelled surgeon. I will be having him do by left shoulder in the near future. Recovery was easy.
– Dennis J., patient

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Dr. Neil Johnson has been my family’s choice for orthopedic care starting in 2010 when our son tore his ACL. Since then Dr. Johnson has fixed both my wife's rotator cuff, my rotator cuff…
– Mark T., patient

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I first met Dr. Murar in the Fairview Southdale Hospital ER in early February of 2018. My husband brought me in after a fall that resulted in a traumatic injury to my shoulder. Dr.…
– Barbara A., patient

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Had SCR (Superior Capsular Reconstruction) on my left shoulder with Dr. Frank Norberg on May 22, 2018 due to a complete tear of my supraspinatus and other damage to the shoulder joint. I am…
– Tim V., patient

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I broke my collarbone right before Christmas and there were other health issues that caused me to fall. While they weighed heavily on my mind, Dr. Bakker and his prompt, professional, and expert care…
– Diane M., patient

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December 2017 surgery on my (80 year old female) right (primary) shoulder. Badly torn right shoulder resulted in a total shoulder replacement. Dr. Norberg was professional, he put me at ease, and the results…
– Cynthia E., patient

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I could not be more pleased with the care and professionalism I received from Dr. Meisterling and his staff. Dr. Meisterling repaired my badly torn rotator cuff and torn bicep. The surgery went as…
– John W., patient

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Dr. Conner understood my concerns about my shoulder replacement surgery prior to the procedure. He answered any questions I had about the procedure and the healing process and any questions I had after surgery.…
– Louellyn K., patient

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Dr. Arntson diagnosed my shoulder problem and operated on it. The surgery was a success, I have no pain and I feel great! He did a great job and I’m glad I went with…
– John F., patient

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Dr. Owen O’Neill performed a Rotator Cuff Surgery on my right shoulder. Fabulous!  I was back to my work the next day and playing bass that weekend! Almost back to normal after 3 and a half…
– Young T., patient

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In the fall of '17, I fell on my right shoulder and really ripped my right rotator cuff. The arm and shoulder barely moved and when I tried to use it there was intense pain.…
– Marilyn P., patient

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I saw Dr. Norberg on Oct. 24, 2018 one year after my reverse shoulder replacement surgery. I am extremely happy with the results. I have no pain and have regained most of my prior…
– Margaret M., patient

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From my first appointment, through my operation and after care, everyone was great. They made me feel like I was the most important person to them. Dr. Norberg is the best. He made the…
– Dave M., patient

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Dr. Erik Peterson and his team, Molly, Christine and Jenna are fantastic! They took wonderful care of me when I had my shoulder repaired 2 years ago. I had some post op pain issues…
– Molly A., patient

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My primary care provider suggested Dr. Kelly as she had worked with him for years, and said he was the best with shoulder repair. I met him and some of his team in 2017.…
– Linda T., patient

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Dr. Bakker is a very good physician. He is knowledgeable, friendly and makes sure his patients are taken care of. He helped ease the fears and concerns from my broken elbow.
– John F., patient

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Want to thank Dr. Szalapski for his great care of my rotator cuff issue in my shoulder. He's a magician with a cortisone shot, bringing me great relief the few times I've been to…
– Joanna S., patient

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I met Dr. Hunt in 2016 at the Minneapolis VA where I was referred to him as being a doctor who could handle difficult cases. I had been treated at the VA for over…
– Steve F., patient

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