Shoulder Anatomy :: Rotator Cuff Tear :: Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Arthroscopy :: Frozen Shoulder :: Shoulder Joint Replacement
Normal Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint
How does the Shoulder joint work?
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Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear.
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Shoulder impingement is also called as swimmer's shoulder, tennis shoulder, or rotator cuff tendinitis. It is the condition of inflammation of the tendons of the shoulder joint caused by motor vehicle accidents, trauma, and while playing sports such as tennis, baseball, swimming and weight lifting.
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Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into the shoulder joint. The benefits of arthroscopy are smaller incisions, faster healing, a more rapid recovery, and less scarring. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are often performed on an outpatient basis and the patient is able to return home on the same day.
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Frozen shoulder is the condition of painful shoulder limiting the movements because of pain and inflammation. It is also called as adhesive capsulitis and may progress to the state where an individual may feel very hard to move the shoulder.
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Shoulder Joint Replacement
Shoulder joint replacements are usually done to relieve pain and when all non-operative treatment to relieve pain have failed.
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Interactive web based movies (click on the desired topic to find out more)
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AC GraftRopeTM Technique Animation
PushLockR Technique Animation
SutureBridgeTM Technique Animation
Meniscal CinchTM Technique Animation
The Univers II Total Shoulder System
The UniversTM II Total Shoulder System Technique Animation
(ACP) Autologous Conditioned Plasma
Autologous Conditioned Plasma (ACP) Technique Animation
ACL Reconstruction with FlipCutter
ACL Reconstruction with FlipCutter Animation
All-Inside ACL RetroConstruction
All-Inside ACL RetroConstruction Animation
Microfracture Cartilage Repair
Microfracture Cartilage Repair Animation
Partial Meniscectomy Animation
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