Cape Shoulder Institute

ORTHOPAEDIC SHOULDER SURGEON / ORTOPEDIESE SKOUERCHIRURG

STELLENBOSCH

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Shoulder Surgery & treatments

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Rotator Cuff Tears

Frozen Shoulder Condition

Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Open Surgery

Proximal Humeral Fractures

Proximal Humeral Fractures

Fractures of the proximal humerus (ball) account for 5-15 % of all fractures. Majority of these occur in elderly individuals with osteoporosis, and are a cause of major morbidity. In younger individuals, these fractures occur after high-velocity trauma.