This condition is an injury to the joint at the top of the shoulder where the acromion meets the clavicle, called the acromioclavicular (or AC) joint. The ligaments that hold these bones together are partially or completely torn, allowing the bones to separate.
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This outpatient procedure relieves pain by decompressing the tight space around the rotator tendon of the shoulder joint. The surgeon removes the bursa and trims back the acromion bone to allow for normal pain-free motion. In most cases, this procedure is performed arthroscopically.
This surgical procedure is used to repair a torn supraspinatus tendon, one of the tendons that forms the rotator cuff of the shoulder. During this procedure, the tendon is reattached firmly to the head of the humerus.
This surgical procedure is used to inspect and reattach torn tendons in the shoulder's rotator cuff. The initial part of the surgery is performed arthroscopically through small tubes. In some cases, open surgery may be needed to repair large tears.
Dr. Andrew C. Trueblood, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and total joint care specialist at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists discusses total shoulder replacement in this video.
Dr. Brian Schafer, board-certified sports medicine and joint replacement surgeon at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, briefly explains shoulder arthroscopy.
Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Edwards of Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, describes shoulder arthroscopy.
Andrew C. Trueblood, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and total joint care specialist at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists discusses comprehensive care for problems of the shoulder in this video.
Our shoulder doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries and conditions.
As the most versatile joint in the human body, our shoulder joint provides us with a tremendous amount of flexibility. However, this range of motion can ...