Shoulder & Upper Extremity
In Carmel and Kokomo, Indiana, Dr. Frank Johnson Jr. is the premier authority in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the shoulder and upper extremities. Arthritis, injury, and repetitive motions, such as those used during sports or work-related activities, are leading causes of pain, stiffness, and limited mobility in the upper extremities.
Following a thorough examination and diagnosis, Dr. Johnson will determine with you the best course of treatment for your shoulder, elbow, wrist, or hand. If you do require surgery, Dr. Johnson is skilled in the most advanced techniques, including minimally invasive procedures and arthroscopy, that result in less pain and quicker recovery than traditional methods.
Shoulder and Upper Extremity Conditions:
- Sprains and Strains
- Tendonitis and Bursitis
- Rotator Cuff Tears
- Shoulder Impingement
- Shoulder Instability
- Labrum Tears (Tissue Rim of Shoulder Socket)
- Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
- Chronic Shoulder Pain
- Separated and Dislocated Shoulder
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Ganglion Cysts
- Trigger Finger
- DeQuervain’s Tendonitis
- Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
- Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
- Elbow Bursitis (Olecranon)
If you need surgery, Dr. Johnson performs advanced minimally invasive surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome and shoulder arthroscopy to relieve pain and preserve or restore normal function in your shoulder. He also performs arthroscopic rotator cuff repair for a wide range of rotator cuff injuries.
Dr. Johnson may recommend total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, or partial shoulder replacement to improve function of the shoulder when conservative treatment, including physical therapy, has not succeeded.
Shoulder Surgeon in Carmel and Kokomo, IN
For pain in your hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder that needs immediate treatment, trust the training and expertise of Frank Johnson Jr., MD. Call our office in Carmel, Indiana at (317) 582-7430 or in Kokomo, Indiana at (765) 453-5815, or use our online appointment request form.