Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement involves the wear of the rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that attach to the bones of the shoulder joint, allowing the shoulder to move and keeping it stable.

Programs + Services


Sports Medicine + Shoulder Program

Find the care you need for sports related injuries from the specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, helping you return to action using today's advanced therapies.
More information about programs and services

Doctors + Care Team

Matthew Salzler, MD

Matthew Salzler, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Surgeon; Director of Orthopaedic Research; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injures (ACL, MCL, multi-ligament), overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women's sports injuries and preservation, workers' compensation

View Full Profile for Matthew Salzler, MD