Douglas G. Avella, M.D., F.A.A.O.S
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons
140 Chestnut Street, Suite 201
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 612-9988



Shoulder injuries are common in children because of the frequency of their arm movement and the stress placed on their arms during certain sports. Injuries can range from soreness to fractures or tears of ligaments and tendons.

Common shoulder injuries:

  • Clavicle AC & SC Joint
  • Labral Tears
  • Little League Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Overuse Syndrome

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