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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a procedure which allows your orthopedic surgeon to inspect and repair a shoulder problem with a tiny incisions and look into joint, diagnose and treat the problem. incision. Using the arthroscope (a powerful lens & fiber optic light), a surgeon can look into your joint, diagnose its malfunction, and often make necessary repairs. The procedure normally takes 1-2 hours and is done as outpatient.

Arthroscopy is commonly used to treat:
  • Shoulder instability: During the procedure, the surgeon will repair torn ligaments and cartilage to
  • restore stability.
  • Rotator cuff tears: The surgeon will repair torn rotator cuff tendons with anchors, and sutures.
  • Bursitis: During the procedure, the surgeon will remove inflamed tissue and bone spurs to
  • alleviate pain.
  • Arthritis: During the procedure, the surgeon will remove bone spurs and release stiff tissues to
  • decrease pain and increase flexibility.
Advantages of Arthroscopy:
  • Generally involves day surgery (no overnight stay)
  • Small incisions
  • Less scaring
  • Less pain
  • Generally speedy recovery

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy

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