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By Tosh HospitalsPosted On 31-Jan-2018


Arthroscopy is a method that is used to examine, diagnosing, and repairing the joint problems from inside. The meaning of arthroscopy is “to see in the joints.” A small camera or Arthroscope is inserted in the joint area to display inside pictures on the screen and helps in performing surgery. TOSH (Trauma and Orthopedic specially Hospital), Chennai is a well-known place for shoulder arthroscopy. 

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What is Shoulder arthroscopy?

Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical process to treat shoulder injuries. This process makes diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from the surgery much faster and easier. Shoulder arthroscopy makes tiny incisions, quick healing, less pain, less scarring and rapid recovery. Shoulder arthroscopy is an outpatient procedure.

When Is Shoulder arthroscopy recommended?

Shoulder arthroscopy is recommended for the shoulder injuries, such as

·         A torn rotator cuff

·         A damaged or torn cartilage ring or biceps tendon

·         Shoulder stiffness

·         Frozen shoulder

·         Examination and treatment of instability

·         Arthritis of the end of the clavicle

·         Elimination of loose bodies

·         Sub-acromial decompression

·         Shoulder joint infection


What is the procedure of Shoulder arthroscopy?

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Shoulder arthroscopy uses an instrument named Arthroscope. The arthroscope is a tiny optical instrument made with a light source, tiny lens, and a video camera. The surgeon performs surgery by viewing on the screen as Arthroscope displays the picture of the shoulder joint on a television screen. The whole process takes around one hour to perform.


What kind of treatments Shoulder arthroscopy included?

Shoulder arthroscopy is used to treat problems, such as

·         Rotator cuff repair

·         Ligament repairing

·         Repairing or removal of the labrum

·         Removal of bone spur

·         Loose cartilage or inflamed tissue removal

·         Repairing of recurrent shoulder dislocation

·         Fracture repairing

·         Cyst excision


What is the benefit of Shoulder arthroscopy?

Shoulder arthroscopy is beneficial because it provides

· Less pain

· fewer scars

· Outpatient procedure

· Less Swelling

· Quick recovery

· Improved motion

· fewer complications and risks

TOSH (Trauma and Orthopedic specially Hospital), Chennai provides excellent treatment facility for shoulder-related problems. The hospital provides all the facilities to treat shoulder injuries. The staff is highly qualified and experienced to treat shoulder injuries.

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