The shoulder is one of the crucial joints that is used in everyday activities. But there are times when one experiences severe shoulder problems. Immediate medical help is required to treat and cure such problems and the method to heal it depends on its intensity and cause. Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical way to treat shoulder problems.
During shoulder arthroscopy, the surgeon inserts an arthroscope into the shoulder joint. An arthroscope is a device constituting of a small camera that can provide an insight into the body on the screen and guide the surgeon in the complete. Let’s discuss more on this surgical method.
Superior labrum anterior-posterior (SLAP) tears
- Arthroscopic SLAP repairs- repair of the torn labrum on the upper potion of glenoid back to its normal position on the bone using different type of anchors (special screws with threads)
- Arthroscopic or mini-open biceps tenodesis – fixing the biceps tendon to the humeral bone using anchors inside or outside the joint.
- Arthroscopic biceps tenotomy.