Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

Shoulder injuries and disorders are very common. Common shoulder problems are sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, tendinitis, bursitis, torn rotator cuffs, frozen shoulder, fractures, and arthritis.

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.
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program

The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston uses cutting-edge equipment to diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.
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Doctors + Care Team

Justin Drager, MD

Justin Drager, MD

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon, Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, frozen shoulder, shoulder arthritis, total shoulder and reverse shoulder replacement, complex and revision shoulder surgery, throwing injuries, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee and elbow, cartilage repair and joint preservation, meniscus repair, meniscal transplant, joint realignment, management of knee ligament injures (ACL, MCL and multi-ligament), Tommy Johns surgery, overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women's sports injuries, fractures of the extremities, workers' compensation.

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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

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