Inventions and advancements of medical science has given relief to many patients as these advancements have turn the surgeries into minimal surgical procedure with less complications and lesser recovery time. If we talk about the orthopedic field then least invasive surgeries have enable the patients to get replaced their painful joints, knees, hips or even to get treatment for chronic sports injuries.
Painful shoulder due to some injury or some other reason can lead you to the way of shoulder surgery if you have chosen the same then it is important for you to get brief information about this surgery.
What is minimal invasive shoulder surgery?
Minimal invasive surgery means that your surgeon will not make any large incision and even will not cause any trauma to surrounding tissue. Minimal invasive surgeries cause lesser pain after surgery and fewer complications during and after and even patient can resume their activities in lesser time after surgery.
If we talk about shoulder surgery then it is also minimal invasive surgery that can help the patients to get rid from painful shoulder. This surgery is also known as shoulder arthroscopy. In the procedure, small incisions are made and the camera mounted on the thin tube has been inserted to see the interior of shoulder joint.
With the insertion of surgical tool from the other tools surgeons perform their surgery by getting enlarged images of inside joint broadcasted on television. This surgery can be done to give relief to patients caused by labrum, cartilage, rotator cuff tendons and due to other surrounding tissues.
Who can go for this surgery?
Similar to other surgeries, this surgery can also give good results to the candidates who are hale and hearty. It means patients must have good health and must not have any allergy, reaction or ailments that could create complication during or after the surgery. You must discuss your medical history or medications you are taking, with the concerned surgeon before the surgery so that preventive measures can be taken and surgeon can suggest you best suitable method according to your health and problem.
When can I choose shoulder surgery?
Shoulder arthroscopy can be good choice in the following conditions however best advice can be given only by your orthopedic after your examination
- Rotator Cuff Injury can be treated with shoulder surgery if needed. If you are suffering from rotator cuff injury from long time and non surgical methods are not working for you then this surgery can be recommended to you.
- Biceps Tendon Injury can cause painful shoulder joint and minimal shoulder surgery can be recommended for it as during the surgery your biceps tendon is either repaired or moved out from shoulder to give you relief from pain
- Bone Spur can get developed in the shoulder due to cartilage degeneration or joint damage then shoulder surgery is performed for bone spur removal.
- Shoulder Instability can dislocate you shoulder partially or completely so surgically it can be reattached and tighten to give you relief.
Labral Injury or in the condition of inflamed tissue or loose cartilage arthroscopic treatment can be given for relief of patient.