Nov. 6, 2015

Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics to offer educational session about rotator cuff tear

shoulder xrayDAYTON, Ohio—Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics will offer an educational session, “Rotator Cuff Tear: A Common but Confusing Cause of Shoulder Pain,” on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., in Classroom 1 on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians Health Center (725 University Blvd.) on the campus of Wright State University. The session is free and open to the public.

The speaker is Matthew DiPaola, M.D., a fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow surgeon with Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics and an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He will speak about how rotator cuff tears are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain in adults; different types of rotator cuff tears; and nonsurgical options for rotator cuff tears.

Videos of past sessions may be viewed at To register for the session, contact Amy Leach at or (937) 208-2128.


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