SHOULDER
ARTHROSCOPY

OrthoWashington physicians treat shoulder injuries.

SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPY   (VIEW VIDEO)

When Shoulder Arthroscopy Is Recommended

Common shoulder arthroscopic procedures include:

  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Bone spur removal
  • Removal or repair of the labrum
  • Repair of ligaments
  • Removal of inflamed tissue or loose cartilage
  • Repair for recurrent shoulder dislocation

Planning for Surgery

Surgical Position and Preparation

  • Beach chair position. This is a semi-seated position similar to sitting in a reclining chair.
  • Lateral decubitius position. In this position the patient lies on his or her side on an operating table.

Surgical Procedure

Postoperative Recovery

Recovery At Home

Rehabilitation

Complications

Long-Term Outcomes

Disclaimer

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