What is Shoulder Arthroscopy?
This is a minimal invasive surgical procedure performed to diagnose and treat problems in the shoulder joint.
Basically, the doctor will make a very small incision and insert the Arthroscope, a tiny camera, into your shoulder enabling them to view the inside of the joint on the screen. The surgeons will then investigate the issue with the knee and correct it, if necessary, using small instruments within the arthroscope.
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery helps in diagnosing several shoulder problems like shoulder and repair the ligaments of the joint with minimal risk. The recovery time and the prognosis will depend on the extent of the knee injury and the complexity of the procedure.
When is it needed?
The doctors might recommend this when you have shoulder pain. The doctor might have already diagnosed your condition or he might need the arthroscopy to diagnose, confirm the pain source and treat it.
The injuries that can be diagnosed by arthroscopy are: